For other uses, see Call to Arms.

"Call to Arms" was the 124th episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the 26th and final episode of the show's fifth season, first aired during the week of 16 June 1997. The episode was written by Ira Steven Behr and Robert Hewitt Wolfe and directed by Allan Kroeker.

Summary[edit | edit source]

With more and more Dominion warships entering the Alpha Quadrant, Benjamin Sisko and the crew mine the entrance to the wormhole, provoking an attack on Deep Space 9.

References[edit | edit source]

Characters[edit | edit source]

Julian BashirBroikCorat DamarJadzia DaxSkrain DukatElim GarakJonesKellyKira NerysLeetaMartok, son of UrthogMornM'PellaNogMiles O'BrienOdoQuarkPaxton ReeseRomBenjamin SiskoJake SiskoTora ZiyalWeyoun 5Worf, son of MoghDeep Space 9 personnel (Deep Space 9 residents)
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Keiko O'BrienMolly O'BrienKirayoshi O'BrienPrinadoraShakaar EdonThomas Paine

Locations[edit | edit source]

Alpha QuadrantBajoran wormholeDeep Space 9/Terok NorDocking ringHabitat ringInfirmaryOperations centerPromenadeQuark'sStation commander's office
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BajorCardassiaEarthFederation-Cardassian borderGamma QuadrantTorros III

Starships and vehicles[edit | edit source]

USS Defiant.

Akira-classDanube-class runabout (in opening credits) • USS Defiant (Defiant-class escort) • Excelsior-classGalaxy-classGalor-classHideki-classJanitza-classJem'Hadar fighterUSS Leeds (Nebula-class explorer, in opening credits) • Miranda-classIKS Rotarran (K'vort-class) • Saber-classSteamrunner-classTenak'talar (Jem'Hadar battle cruiser) • Vor'cha-class

Races and cultures[edit | edit source]

BajoranB'kaaziCardassianChangelingFerengiHumanJem'HadarKlingonPeliarTrillVortaYridian
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MiradornOrionRisianRomulanTellariteTholianVulcan

States and organizations[edit | edit source]

Jem'Hadar fighter.

Bajoran MilitiaCardassian GuardCardassian UnionDominionFederation News ServiceKlingon Defense ForceKlingon EmpirePromenade Merchants' AssociationStarfleetUnited Federation of Planets
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Council of MinistersFoundersStarfleet Second FleetStarfleet CommandStarfleet Intelligence

Other references[edit | edit source]

Bajoran languagebaseballBattle of Torros IIIBridal auctioncargo shipcloaking deviceconvoydabodermal regeneratorDominion WarEmissary of the ProphetsFerengi Rules of AcquisitionhypospraykanarKlingon-Cardassian Warlatinumlatinum dancemedical tricordermineminefieldMoogienonaggression pactOccupation of BajorProgram Sisko 197proximity sensorpulse minereplicatorroot beersalsaSecond Battle of Deep Space 9self-replicating mineStarfleet uniformStarfleet uniform (2373-2386)tapestrytask forcevirtual scanner headsetwaste extractionweddingwrappageyamok sauce

Appendices[edit | edit source]

Related media[edit | edit source]

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

Video releases[edit | edit source]

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Background[edit | edit source]

DS9 - The Dominion War novelization: Call to Arms....

Notable cast and crew[edit | edit source]

Captain Benjamin Sisko.

Images[edit | edit source]

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Connections[edit | edit source]

Timeline[edit | edit source]

published order
Previous episode:
In the Cards
DS9 episode produced Next episode:
A Time to Stand
Previous episode:
In the Cards
DS9 episode aired Next episode:
A Time to Stand
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
see Call to Arms... for chronology
Pocket Next Adventure:
see Call to Arms... for chronology


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