his sister or mother.
(Kathryn could have donated an egg?)
The girl science officer emotionally distant from her own family?
There's no way she wasn't invited to a couple Paris family dinners.
If it wasn't for what was said in the pilot, you know canon
, arguments could be made that she knew him as a child. Arguments could also be made that Tom Paris is still a child.
There's a line in the miniseries about alien abduction "Taken", where the snot nose girl from Blair Witch and Max headroom finally start frakking, despite a 25 year age difference and that he's her fathers best friend and subordinate.
Max "I've wanted to do this since you turned 18."
Blair witch girl: "Really? I've wanted to do you since I was 10."