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Old May 8 2012, 08:41 PM   #84
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Re: My first voyage with Voyager

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Oh, and I got a kick out of seeing Janeway's Spirit Guide was a lizard, I never caught that in first run.
Thanks for emphasizing this. It made me look up the role of the lizard guide, and this may be my absolute favorite part about VOY!

Choosing the lizard for Janeway was a brillant idea by the writers. Her roll as a Captain and the roll of the VOY is explained quite well by the lizard guide. Check this article out:

It talks about moving on from the past, paying close attention to your intuition, letting go of old ideas, moving ahead with confidence, etc. It is a perfect metaphor for the Voyager being thrown 70,000 light years away from their mission. The kind of cool thing is that it fits both Janeway and the plot of VOY.

Loved that site, and loved this comment...

If Lizard is your power animal, heed your own intuition before anyone else’s.

Sounds like Janeway to me!
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