[VOY] Season 2, Episode 9 (Netflix: S2 E9): Tattoo
There are some lame things in this episode, like sky spirits, spiritual journeys, Chakotay, etc. If you can manage to overlook these things, or if they don’t bother you, you might like the story about Chakotay’s relationship with his father. Most likely you’ll just think this episode is lame.
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Chakotay sees a symbol drawn on a moon. Waving his hand over it helps him to see it better
He remembers that he saw the same symbol on earth when he was a young lad
Back on Voyager, Wildman is still pregnant.
When Chakotay was young, he thought sky spirits were lame
Neelix and Tuvok discover that they have something in common: they both breed orchids. Tuvok makes orchid breeding cool. I bet Neelix is a poser orchid breeder
Kes challenges the doctor to experience what his patients go through because he has no empathy. He gives himself the flu and isn’t really into it.
A tree falls on Chakotay
Chakotay’s flashbacks resemble his current location and inform his decisions on what to do. This might be an interesting story telling technique except the premise that this place is inhabited by the same kind of people that were found on earth is far-fetched, and the things he does are weird. For example, it was only because of a flashback that he knew he should take off all his clothes
Janeway decided something exciting needed to happen at the end of the episode so she drives Voyager into a tornado
Chakotay meets what his people called sky spirits…
…They’re aliens that traveled to earth and were impressed by a group of people that respected the land and animals. The sky spirits taught them things, etc., etc..
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