The first notable spaceship to be commanded by a woman. Its first mission is to find out what happened to a Maquis spaceship that disappeared. When they wake from their sleep, they are confronted with getting back to Earth. The superbeing who bought them here has died. The Maquis ship has been destroyed and the Caretakers spaceship is too powerful to be left for Kazons. After the Caretaker ship is destroyed, it becomes home for both Federation and Maquis personnel as they find their way back home.