Hirogen training facility has been attacked, or so it seems.
But the truth soon becomes clear, bloodthirsty holographic
prey created by the Hirogen have turned on their masters.
And to make matters worse, they've fled in a ship fitted with
holo-emitter. Janeway feels partly responsible as she gave
the Hirogens holodeck technology in the first place but the
Doctor is not so sure that the killer holograms are all they're
made out to be..
and Blood: Part 1 works well for the most part but proves
a little anticlimactic - the ending is clearly signposted
far too early to make it truly effective.
Doctor is right - the fleeing holograms are not all they seem.
Not only have the Hirogens programmed them to feel pain, they
have developed beyond their original parameters and have become
it right to kill them off as the Hirogens want or should they
be left to develop a culture of their own? It's hard to feel
for the Hirogens' point of view - they are less "fun" than
Klingons, and that's saying something - but the "children
of light" are also a little bland.
huffs and puffs (possibly because of her stiff neck) and a
solution is found. Surprise! Okay, but the episode could have
been better - more action anyone?