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Prime Factors was the tenth episode of Star Trek: Voyager, in the first season of the series.


Captain's log, stardate 48642.5 
The crew is enjoying an evening on Sikaris. They are discovering, to their delight, that reports of this species' hospitality have not been exaggerated.

The crew of Voyager encounter the Sikarians, a civilization who possess spatial trajector technology. A faction soon exists within the crew that believe Starfleet's Prime Directive should be bypassed to acquire the advanced transporter systems that will get them home.

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AyalaBrooksJoseph CareyChakotayCulhaneEudanaFitzpatrick (?) • Kathryn JanewayKesHarry KimGathorel LabinWilliam McKenzieMurphyNeelixKashimuro NozawaJaret OtelTom ParisSeskaB'Elanna TorresTuvokunnamed Sikariansunnamed USS Voyager personnel
Referenced only 
Jenny DelaneyMegan Delaney

Starships and vehicles[]

USS Voyager (Intrepid-class cruiser) • Sikarian starshipgondola


Delta Quadrant 
AlastriaSikaris system, Sikarian sector (L'hur, Sikaris III)
Referenced only 
Alpha Quadrant (Venice, Italy, Earth, Sol systemNivoch) • Delta Quadrant (Dedestris)

Shipboard locales[]

USS Voyager 
bridgebrigengineeringmess hallholodeck

Races and cultures[]


States and organizations[]

FederationMaquisSikarian CanonStarfleet

Technology and weapons[]

atmospheric sensordeflector dishdeflector shieldfolded-space transporterholodeckholoprogramplasma conduitplasma manifoldshock attenuation cylinderSikarian atmospheric sensorSikarian spatial trajectorspatial trajectorstarshiptrajectortrajector matrixtransporterwarp core

Ranks and titles[]

captainchief engineercommanding officerensignfirst officerflight controllerlieutenantlieutenant commanderlieutenant junior grademagistrateoperations managerscience officer

Matter and energy[]

antineutrinoerosene windsneutrinoneutrino bubbleplasmaquartzsubspace residuetetrahedral quartz

Food and drink[]

pecanpecan piepievegetable

Other references[]

captain's logCanon of Lawscourt martialdistress calldrinkfoodgovernmenthumanoidlifeformliteraturelog entrymantlenation-statenon-linear resonancephase varianceplanetplantPrime Directiveraces and culturesranksciencesectorsensor logshore leavespacestarstar systemstardatestellar cartographysubroutinesubspacetechnologytitleuniversewarp core breachweapon




published order
Previous episode:
Voyager episode produced Next episode:
State of Flux
Previous episode:
Voyager episode aired Next episode:
State of Flux
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Infinite Bureaucracy
Pocket Next Adventure:
State of Flux
Previous Adventure:
Journey of the USS Voyager Next Adventure:
State of Flux

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