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Old 10-19-2009, 10:09 PM
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YEAH, I know this will be a popular thread, who doesn't luv the Borg Queen? Anyways, I was just re-watching FC, If you haven't seen it, STOP READING THIS THREAD RIGHT NOW! I'm giving away a major spoiler, Which leads into my question. Picard kills the Borg Queen at the end of FC, so how come she shows up in VOYAGER later? Is there more than one Queen? Like there are for bees? Or does one Queen rule all Borg Everywhere? This seems to be implied in FC. But if that is the case, wouldn't the Borg Queen's death in FC, ruin the whole Borg? Like they were in the TNG episode, "Descent", where due to the individual consciousness assimilated by the Borg from Hugh, they became unhinged from the group mind?

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Old 10-19-2009, 10:12 PM
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My take (in a nutshell) is that she is a master program for the consciousness and that her body is just physical - but not important.

She can come and go from anyplace in the collective she wants because she is everywhere simultaneously and possibly a body is just grown for her (in a maturation chamber) for her to physically inhabit as required.
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Old 10-20-2009, 04:14 AM
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My take (in a nutshell) is that she is a master program for the consciousness and that her body is just physical - but not important.

She can come and go from anyplace in the collective she wants because she is everywhere simultaneously and possibly a body is just grown for her (in a maturation chamber) for her to physically inhabit as required.
Sounds better than any pesudo-explaination that VOY ever gave.
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Old 12-01-2009, 04:31 AM
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My take (in a nutshell) is that she is a master program for the consciousness and that her body is just physical - but not important.

She can come and go from anyplace in the collective she wants because she is everywhere simultaneously and possibly a body is just grown for her (in a maturation chamber) for her to physically inhabit as required.
That's how I always understood it, yeah.

Both Alice Krige and Susanna Thompson did a spectacular job with ol' BQ. The character may have been created out of necessity, but I think it makes perfect sense that a cybernetic species like the Borg would have started with something that created this enormous cybernetic army to defend itself and a fleet with which to swell its numbers. I always like to think that the BQ program was the 'first' Borg and has been alive/conscious all this time.
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Good character, played superbly by both actresses.

Unfortunately, I felt she and the Borg were overused in Voyager. To the point where she was becoming a pantomime villain.

Curses! My brilliant plan to destroy Janeway failed, yet again!
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Old 10-19-2009, 10:21 PM
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That's a good theory, but doesn't that basically make her unkillable?
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look at this http://memory-beta.wikia.com/wiki/Royal_Protocol
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Thanks your link.
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Picard asked her the same question... she was destroyed in BOBW as well
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Picard asked her the same question... she was destroyed in BOBW as well
Wasn't the Borg Queen a later invention? She wasn't in TBOBW, although in FC, PICARD recalls that she wanted LaQutis as her consort, a Borg King?
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