TITLE: "The Cloud" EPISODE: STV105 AIRDATE: Monday, February 13, 1995
TIME: 8:00 - 9:00 P.M. ET/PT
LOG LINE: While investigating what they believe to be a nebula in search of fuel, the crew of Voyager discovers that they have in fact entered and injured a new life form, which they must help heal as they try to escape.
SYNOPSIS: When Janeway is informed that the sensors have detected a nebula emitting a high level of omicron particles, she decides to collect them and do a bit of exploring. Immediately upon entering the nebula, the Voyager gets into trouble and breaks through a barrier with hopes of escape. But they find that they are in a vastly different area. After breaking back out of the area, the crew realizes that they were actually inside of a life form and they their actions have wounded it. Risking their own safety, the crew re-enters the life form in order to repair the damage.
Story by Brannon Braga
Written by Michael Piller
Directed by David Livingston