Stardate: 53753.2 Seven of Nine's recent crew evaluation leads to three crewman being rated below par for Voyager. Not having the option to reassign the three to another vessel, Capt. Janeway decides to take the three under her wing and take them on an away mission. The mission goes horribly wrong, and Janeway gets a life or death check on their capabilities.
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.