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"The Cardassians might involve themselves in other people's civil wars. But we don't."
Chekote, 2370

A civil war is a war in which the opposing parties are members of the same race, culture, society or nationality.

History and examples[]

Following the end of the Hur'q Conflict[1] in the year 2410, Ambassador Odo became the leader of the Dominion. Odo made concessions to the Khitomer Alliance to allow the Dominion to join, including turning the Dominion away from the Founders benevolent dictatorship towards democracy. Odo was concerned whether he could convince the Great Link on Empersa of the necessity, in order to avoid a Dominion civil war that would be detrimental to everyone. (STO - Gamma Quadrant mission: "Home")

In 2411, the insurrection of Matriarch J'Ula and House Mo'Kai against Klingon Chancellor J'mpok led to the Klingon Civil War of 2411. Aakar, son of Aakam, a leading member of House Mo'Kai, committed a war crime by targeting Qu'Vat City with destruction by a weaponized mycelium emitter. (STO - Klingon Civil War mission: "The Centre Cannot Hold")

Aakar switched sides and brought the mycelial superweapon to J'mpok, who used it to destroy Khitomer City and blame J'Ula. (STO - Klingon Civil War mission: "The Khitomer Discord")

The revelation of these events led to the shattering of the Klingon Empire and the dissolution of the Klingon High Council soon after. (STO - Klingon Civil War mission: "Partisans")

Connections[]

  • STO - Gamma Quadrant mission: "Quark's Lucky Seven"
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