Commentary on Chapter 17
That… was a nail biter.
The crew of the Angel
once again races to save the day against the nearly overwhelming odds of an insidious Borg plan already well underway.
Chariscarpia’s ultimate sacrifice in the final seconds is a tragedy, not only in the loss of her ship and her person, but all she could have taught the Federation about the vast and as yet unexplored (by Starfleet, anyway) reaches of the galaxy.
If this is a victory, it tastes of ashes.