22. The voyager
. . Unknown year . . .
. . . USS Voyager . .
"Captain, it seems we are in a state of nothingness." Tuvok noted.
"And we are still paralyzed." Paris noted.
"What is the meaning of this chirade the Q is pulling on us?" Chakotay asked.
"Perhaps he is still deciding," Janeway said. "Maybe he is playing a waiting game on us."
"The waiting game," Paris said. "I hate that game."
"What is on the viewer screen, Mr Tuvok?" Janeway asked.
"Whiteness, captain." Tuvok said.
"Uh, Captain," Paris said. "We seem to be getting upgrades to the battle system."
"But we have not been missing for that long," Janeway said. "I do not like the sound of this."
"Neither do I, Captain," Chakotay added. "I feel this is . . . The upgrade period before we are thrust into something."
"But why freeze us in the positions we are in?" Janeway asked.
"I don't know." Chakotay said.