The seventh season begins with a series of strong and different events. With the approval of Junio, Paris enters the Delta Flyer in a high-speed shuttle between species. Four races, once in a state of war, keep the race as a celebration of the peace treaty. In the Paris competitions, Paris forgets a promise to spend the weekend with Ilana. Torres is hurt but, with the advice of seven people, he decides to take part in the race as an assistant pilot in Paris. When the race begins, the couple realize that their participation was intentional; the Delta was falsified as a bomb by a contestant seeking to end the deal with a fuss.
Voyager may have presided over the property's decline, but looking back Voyager eventually found what it was looking for: not just plot resolution, but also a character study about strong personalities longing for a place they can call home.
In Captain Janeway, for all her inability to make up her mind how she felt about the Prime Suggestion, we had the most adventurous captain since Kirk, a captain who goes on away missions and takes sometimes extraordinary risks to achieve her goals.