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THE VOYAGER CREW PREPARES TO HELP THE BORG ENGAGE AN ENEMY
MORE MALEVOLENT THEN THEIR OWN AND SEVEN OF NINE,
AN INTRIGUING REPRESENTATIVE WHO SPEAKS FOR THE COLLECTIVE,
EMERGES, IN THE SEASON PREMIERE OF "STAR TREK: VOYAGER"
AIRING WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 (9:00-10:00 P.M., ET/PT) ON UPN

-- Jeri Ryan is Introduced as New Character, Seven of Nine --

[Cast Photo #1] Jeri Ryan portrays Seven of Nine, an intriguing new character who joins the cast of the popular series "Star Trek: Voyager" airing WEDNESDAYS (9:00-10:00 pm, ET/PT) on UPN. Once detached from the Collective, she begins to take on a more human appearance, revealing a sensual creature neither fully Borg nor fully human.

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Jeri Ryan portrays Seven of Nine, a young female Borg who is brought aboard the Federation starship when her ties to the Collective are severed. Once detached from the Collective, she begins to take on a more human appearance, revealing a sensual creature neither fully Borg nor fully human. Also pictured (left image) is Robert Beltran as Commander Chakotay.

[#4] The unconventional character Seven of Nine is introduced in the premiere episode of "Star Trek:Voyager." By the second episode of the season, the character begins transformation. This unpredictable, alluring new series regular will prove a daily challenge to Captain Janeway and her crew. Pictured are Jeri Ryan as Seven of Nine and Kate Mulgrew as Captain kathryn Janeway.

"Scorpion, Part II" - The ship remains on Red Alert after Janeway, in exchange for safe passage through space, reaches an agreement with the Borg Collective to help them fight Species Eight Four Seven Two, a race more malevolent than their own, on the season premiere of "Star Trek: Voyager" airing WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 (9:00-10:00 p.m.,ET/PT) on UPN. Actress Jeri Ryan is introduced as a regular cast member, Seven of Nine.

Although Chakotay strongly objects to the unpredictable collaboration, Janeway and Tuvok transport, with great caution, to the Borg Cube. When a drone attempts to temporarily assimilate Janeway by connecting a neuro-transreceiver to her, the alarmed Captain convinces them to instead choose a representative to communicate verbally with her. Soon, a vaguely human Borg emerges to speak for the Collective; designated Seven of Nine, she helps them prepare to engage the enemy - but when she boards Voyager, the entire crew is on edge. Meanwhile, the Doctor determines that the mysterious alien species is accessing Kes' memory.

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. Jeri Ryan is introduced as Seven of Nine.

Guest starring are David Anthony Marshall as the father, Nikki Tyler as the mother, and Erica Bryan as the little girl.

The story was written by Brannon Braga and Joe Menosky and directed by Rick Kolbe.

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