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Jeri Ryan stated in an interview for the September 1999 issue of Playboy magazine (no, she does not appear nude) that she asked the producers of Voyager if she should pronounce it "few-tile" like other Borg, but she was explicitly instructed to say "few-tul": PLAYBOY: Speaking of the Borg, is resistance "few-tile" or "few-...


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Seven of Nine was not assimilated with nine other people. She was assimilated along with her parents, Magnus and Erin Hansen. At some point in the future, she was then assigned to a working group servicing Unimatrix 01. This group contained nine drones, of which she was the seventh, hence her full Borg name "Seven of Nine, Tertiary Adjunct of Unimatrix ...


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In-universe, both Locutus and Seven were assimilated humans. Its not unreasonable that they may have retained small details of their native accents that are below the level of resolution considered significant by the Collective.


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This is explained soon after she joins the crew. In Season 4, Episode 3 (Day of Honor) Captain Janeway suggests using her human name Annika. However, the only identity she remembers ever using is Seven of Nine, so she has no desire to use her original name. Janeway suggests simply "Seven", which she agrees too. Janeway: Your designation, Seven of Nine, ...


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Seven of Nine is a civilian, rather than a member of Starfleet. Like the other civilian waifs and strays that the ship picks up on their adventures, she gets to wear whatever the heck she likes. Apparently skin-tight catsuits are her preferred outfit. Where the Maquis are concerned, the situation is slightly different since they were transferring over from ...


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Seven is not given a Starfleet uniform because she is not Starfleet. She's not given a Starfleet rank because she had no Starfleet training. This is normal. With the exception of the Maquis this is how Voyager handles all other non-Starfleet crew members such as Neelix and Kes. It's also consistent with how other non-Starfleet crew are handled in other ...


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Because that is the name she choose for herself and that is who she is. 'Seven of Nine' is more 'her' than 'Annika Hansen' will ever be. The young girl was assimilated and, for all intents and purposes, died, when she became part of the Collective and was turned into Seven of Nine. In the episode Survival Instinct (S06E02), it is clearly shown that Seven is ...


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She wasn't! Your question rests on a faulty premise. It is incorrect to assume that a designation refers to the number of individuals assimilated at the time. Rather, Memory Alpha explains that: A drone's designation typically described its position within a group, e.g. "Third of Five." So, there need not have been nine people present at the time of ...


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Why wouldn't Picard recognize Seven of Nine? Looking just at the canon of Star Trek: Voyager, we know that the Voyager crew is the only ship to make it to the Delta Quadrant and back. In addition, they had a rather extensive experience with the Borg in the process. The very fact that they went out to the Delta Quadrant and back means that as soon as they ...


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Yes When Seven of Nine was a child (as Annika Hansen), her parents had correctly surmised from first-hand studies of drones that there is a "Queen" in the Borg Collective. They had even told her about it: ERIN: Three of five, Tertiary adjunct of Unimatrix one. MAGNUS: I want to keep an eye on this one. Let's tag him. Bring me the subdermal probe, ...


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Out-of-Universe: that suit was designed to be sexy. Jeri Ryan, the Seven actor, is a professional model. The suit that Paramount chose for her was a breast-enhancing corset suit to make her "borg perfection" obvious. As explained by director Jesús Salvador Trevino: Ryan wore a silver jumpsuit for the first few episodes, which director Jesús Salvador ...


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It is strongly hinted that Seven was deliberately planted amongst the Voyager crew and had her humanity strengthened as part of a long-term Borg plan to assimilate humanity. The Borg Queen even described Seven as "unique," so there is obviously something about Seven's physiology which makes her useful to the Borg in her own right, not just as another drone.


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Furthermore she exhibits some stereotypical German attributes: Blond, tall, no sense of humor, a neck for science and technology, a military posture and tone of voice (at times she even bosses Janeway around), big fan of punctuality and relevance... Both my German friends have a great sense of humour, and the ability to thoroughly kick your ass for that :-) ...


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Seven of Nine is in her mid-twenties chronologically, but older biologically. There's an episode of Enterprise ("Regeneration") that makes the Borg's attacks on the Federation part of a chronological paradox; Borg from First Contact are reactivated after being found in Antarctic wreckage, assimilate a transport ship, and make a beeline for the Delta ...


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In addition to the other excellent answers here, I believe Seven has a fundamental internal conflict. On the one hand she is angry with her parents for getting her assimilated, and hence doesn't want anything to do with them. But on the other hand the only other identity she has is as a Borg. Her anger with her parents implies that she regards being ...


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This is an issue of localization. The Borg had assimilated hundreds or even thousands of species at that point, and none of those species spoke English except for humans. (And actually, the Federation being such a tolerant culture, it can also be assumed that many humans still speak their own native tongues.) So the Borg can be assumed to already know ...


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She's a conflicted person who originally thinks she's more Borg than human. This is repeatedly tested, time and again through out the show. Even to the point where she runs Janeway’s holo programs to understand her own nature. Though she accepts the idea of Annika Hansen eventually, she still feels compelled to being more Borg but not less human overtime. ...


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The Borg aren't the Zhat Vash's problem. If a live Borg cube starts rampaging through Romulan space, the Romulan fleet will come out in force. It's the seductive nature of artificial intelligence, where it was too late when it developed past tipping point and turned upon its creators, that the Zhat Vash defend against. Consider also, as a secret ...


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In Voyager Infinite Regress, we see that Seven develops a form of dissociative identity disorder, with multiple personalities surfacing. We later learn that these are all people she's assimilated, which is noteworthy because one of them is a woman from the USS Melbourne from the Battle of Wolf 359. (How Seven survived the battle deserves its own question on ...


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This is less of a coincidence and more of a confluence of events. Although they've assimilated trillions of individuals, the Borg clearly have a special interest in humanity. When an interesting set of subjects (the Hansens) present themselves, in the Delta Quadrant no less, they're taken directly to the Queen's Unicomplex for closer inspection. Later, ...


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Borg drone designations in the form n of m were established in the Next Generation episode Season 5 Episode 23 "I Borg". In that episode, the crew found a crashed Borg scout ship. On board of that ship were 5 borg drones of which only one was alive. The surviving drone identified itself as "three of five". The crew inferred that it meant that the drone was ...


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TV canon. No. After that episode the sole mention of Unimatrix Zero is in the alternate timeline seen at the start of the episode "Voy: Endgame". There's a fleeting mention of the Borg Resistance but no mention of Axum. EU Canon. Yes. In the novel "Star Trek Voyager: Acts of Contrition", Seven-of-Nine (AKA Annika Hansen) meets up with Axum at a Starfleet ...


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The Arabian connection with Dr. Bashir is via the actor (Alexander Siddig a.k.a Siddig El Fadil). Being a genetically engineered genius would not fall in line with any Arabic stereoytpes. As for Sulu (not a Japanese, but an American of Japanese descent), Chekov (born in Russia) etc. they are (from the pov of the original "western" audience) minorities. A ...


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The Collective is everything to drones, it subsumes their wills completely. As shown in Survival Instinct, a drone who has just lost their link to the collective loses almost all direction and will; They are timid, indecisive, and afraid. Acting rationally to achieve a goal is the last thing you would expect from them.


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I believe they were actively removing parts of 7s borg physiology they removed her borg plating so she looked more human among other things, I dont remember them doing that to Hugh so its probable that some piece of technology they removed had a suppressor function also theres a time factor involved as well I believe 7 was disconnected longer than Hugh was ...


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Firstly, there are countless other female Borg drones, watch "Unimatrix Zero" and "Survival Instinct" as 2 examples. as for your main question the short answer is NO (but i may be wrong). This is why I believe this: The queen says 7 was planted on voyager in the 'Dark Frontier: Part 2'. This could have been a lie but I don't think it was (when the queen ...


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