For other uses, see Blaze of Glory.

"Blaze of Glory" was the 121st episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the 23rd episode of the show's fifth season, first aired during the week of 12 May 1997. The episode was written by Ira Steven Behr & Robert Hewitt Wolfe and directed by Kim Friedman.


Benjamin Sisko learns the Maquis may have launched missiles against Cardassia, forcing him to ally with Michael Eddington to take him to their launch site and stop them.



B'amaraJulian BashirBroikJadzia DaxMichael EddingtonJonesKira NerysMartok, son of UrthogNogMiles O'BrienOdoQuarkBenjamin SiskoJake SiskoRebecca SullivanVanceWorf, son of MoghDeep Space 9 personnel (Deep Space 9 residents)
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CrenshawDimitrisCalvin HudsonMornStilesYuen


Athos IVBadlandscentral coreDeep Space 9Demilitarized ZoneInfirmaryOperations centerPromenadeQuark'sStation commander's office
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Bajoran templeCanadaCardassiaCardassian borderEarth

Starships and vehiclesEdit

USS Defiant (Defiant-class escort) • Excelsior-classJanitza-class (in opening credits) • Jem'Hadar fighterUSS Leeds (Nebula-class explorer, in opening credits) • USS Rio Grande (Danube-class runabout) • USS Yeager (Federation Intrepid-variant light cruiser)

Races and culturesEdit

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States and organizationsEdit

Bajoran MilitiaDominionKlingon EmpireMaquisStarfleetUnited Federation of Planets
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Cardassian EmpireKlingon High CouncilStarfleet Academy

Other referencesEdit

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Related mediaEdit

  • ST reference: Encyclopedia
    • Information about this episode is presented consistently in the third and fourth volumes.

Video releasesEdit


Notable cast and crewEdit


Captain Benjamin Sisko.




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Children of Time
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Empok Nor
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Children of Time
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Empok Nor
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