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Old 08-05-2008, 04:54 PM
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Why did Voyager choose the long route home through the Delta Quadrant when the Bajoran wormhole was closer? Voyager was launched, (In season 1) at Deep Space Nine so they did know about it.



We would have seen more of the Gamma Quadrant, how far the dominon's territory really reaches, and maybe even more information on it's origin and history!
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Old 08-05-2008, 05:11 PM
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Good question.
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Old 08-05-2008, 05:24 PM
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Maybe They Wanted To Die.
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Old 08-05-2008, 05:31 PM
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I've always wondered why they did not set delay charges on the array, use it to get home and have the thing still get blown up.

But you ask a VERY good question.
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Old 08-05-2008, 05:53 PM
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why did V'gr not take the short way home?

is the incompetence of Capt Janeway a believable answer?
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Old 08-05-2008, 05:58 PM
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Just Think How Good It COULD Have Been...
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Old 08-05-2008, 06:38 PM
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agreed, V'gr had a great deal of potential to be a winning show. now we move on to the next phase!
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Old 08-05-2008, 08:11 PM
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Had Voyager tried to go home through the other end of the Bajoran Wormhole, it would have had to fight its way through the entire Dominion during the height of its war with the Federation. And prior to the Voyager's disappearance, the Federation was already gearing itself for a possible invasion by the Dominion...

Given that the Dominion destroyed an entire Galaxy-class starship, plus an entire Bajoran colony just during its first official encounter with the Federation, a single Intrepid-class ship is unlikely to have fared very well either. The Voyager had better luck with the Borg and the Hirogen. The Jem'Hadar, on the other hand, would have destroyed the Voyager at first sight and that would have been the end of it...

Still, even if the war hadn't been going on, the trip to the wormhole would have taken somewhere about 50 years at maximum warp as the Voyager would still have had to cross much of the Delta and Gamma Quadrants (roughly 50,000 light-years) to get there...
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Why did Voyager choose the long route home through the Delta Quadrant when the Bajoran wormhole was closer?
They went looking for the 2nd Caretaker, which was somewhere in the Gamma Quadrant. If they could convince it, they would have been home alot faster.
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Old 08-06-2008, 01:41 AM
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True, the Dominion would have ripped Voyager apart
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