Episode Title: "MORTAL COIL"
Production Number: 880
Original Air Date: 12-17-97
While on a mission to collect proto-matter in a nebula, Neelix is killed by a plasma discharge. He is resurrected with Seven of Nine's Borg nanoprobes -- in a procedure the Borg assimilated from Species 149 -- but once revived, he begins to question his belief in an afterlife and loses the will to go on living.
Factoid: Talaxians believe they go to the Great Forest when they die.
Factoid: The First Night of Prixin is the Talaxian observance of familial allegiance.
Factoid: The Borg designation for the Kazon is Species 329. The Borg encountered a Kazon colony in the Gan Sector, Grid 6920. The Kazon's biological and technological distinctiveness was unremarkable; they were unworthy of assimilation.
Guest Characters: Ensign Samantha Wildman, Naomi Wildman, *[Alixia]
Alien Races: Ktarean, [Talaxian]
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