Stardate: 53049.2 Three ex-Borg members, that long ago survived a crash along with Seven of Nine, return to try to tap into Seven's Borg implants. Although they are stopped, it is learned that they were forced by Seven to become permanently link together, as at the time their link to the Borg had been broken, and they were beginning to waiver from remaining in the collective.
While chasing a renegade Maquis ship in the Badlands, the USS Voyager and the Maquis ship they are chasing are pulled into a vortex, which sends them instantly to the Delta Quadrant. However, after the destruction of the device that transported them to the Delta Quadrant, the crew of Voyager and the crew of the Maquis ship must join together to fight their way back to their home in the Alpha quadrant, which is many years away. They will meet many foes and many obstacles along the way, but they will also bond as a crew, between those of the Maquis and those of Starfleet.