To The Journey 254: Left Behind / by Trek fm



Running Time: 44 minutes 52 seconds
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Tuvok may be known for his Vulcan stoicism, but his Vulcan parenting skills are second to none. When Tuvok's shuttle crashes on one of the moons of Drayan Two, he's forced to care for three children who, unbeknownst to him, are actually elderly Drayans aging in reverse.

In this episode of To The Journey, hosts Suzanne Williamson and Zachary Fruhling discuss the second-season Voyager episode "Innocence," in which we see a kinder, gentler Tuvok keeping the monsters away and singing the children to sleep with a Vulcan lullaby. Suzanne and Zachary also discuss reverse-aging as a metaphor for senility in old age and the fear of death, along with Chakotay's diplomacy learning curve.


Intro (00:00:00)
Uncle Tuvok's Storytime Hour (00:01:55)
Mind Meld?! (00:06:41)
Old and Busted Version (00:15:59)
A Simpler Way of Life (00:21:17)
Is Death Something to Fear? (00:25:32)
Propositioning an Ambassador (00:33:48)
Closing (00:35:53)


Suzanne Williamson and Zachary Fruhling


Suzanne Williamson (Editor) Zachary Fruhling (Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Bruce Lish (Associate Producer) Joo Kim (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Associate Producer) Patrick Carlin (Associate Producer) Norman C. Lao (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager)