When First Officer Chakotay borrows a Shuttlecraft to perform the Pakra, a solitary Indian ritual commemorating his father's death, he inadvertently drifts into Kazon-Ogla territory and becomes the target of a Kazon youth attempting to earn his Ogla warrior name by killing the Federation enemy, on "Star Trek: Voyager" airing MONDAY, SEPT. 4 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on UPN.
Striking back, Chakotay disarms and destroys the Kazon ship, but not before rescuing the young boy named Kar -- the only surviving lifeform -- by transporting him aboard the Shuttlecraft. Soon, the two are pulled via tractor beam aboard a larger Kazon vessel sent to investigate the explosion. Led by Razik and Haliz, the Kazon-Ogla hold Chakotay prisoner furing which her learns that because Jar has failed in his first mission, he doesn't earn his name and is sentenced to die . . . by Chakotay's hands.
Meanwhile, fearing their missing comrade is in danger, the Voyager crew -- with Kes and Neelix providing their expertise on Kazon -- sets out to find Chakotay.
Starring Kate Mulgrew as Captain Janeway, Robert Beltran as Chakotay, Roxann Biggs-Dawson as B'Elanna Torres, Jennifer Lien as Kes, Robert Duncan McNeill as Lt. Tom Paris, Ethan Phillips as Neelix, Robert Picardo as The Doctor, Tim Russ as Tuvok, Garrett Wang as Harry Kim.
Guest starring Aron Eisenberg as Kar, Patrick Kilpatrick as Razik and Tim de Zarn as Haliz.
The story is written by Kenneth Biller. The episode is directed by Rick Kolbe.