"In Purgatory's Shadow" was the 112th episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the 14th episode of the show's fifth season, first aired during the week of 10 February 1997. The episode was written by Ira Steven Behr and Robert Hewitt Wolfe and directed by Gabrielle Beaumont.

Summary[edit | edit source]

Worf and Garak enter the Gamma Quadrant after a message from Enabran Tain is intercepted and discover a Jem'Hadar fleet preparing to invade the Alpha Quadrant.

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Characters[edit | edit source]

Julian BashirJulian Bashir (changeling)Jadzia DaxSkrain DukatElim GarakIkat'ikaJanokKira NerysMartok, son of UrthogMiles O'BrienOdoQuarkBenjamin SiskoEnabran TainTora ZiyalVarakWorf, son of MoghDeep Space 9 personnel (Deep Space 9 residents)
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BrunLenara KahnMemadNogKirayoshi O'BrienSurjakTora NapremVorlem

Locations[edit | edit source]

Alpha QuadrantBajoran wormholeCelestial TempleDeep Space 9Gamma QuadrantInternment Camp 371Operations centerPromenadeQuark's
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BajorCardassiaKang's SummitMeezan IVNew Bajor

Starships and vehicles[edit | edit source]

USS Defiant (Defiant-class escort) • Janitza-class (in opening credits) • Jem'Hadar battle cruiserJem'Hadar fighterUSS Leeds (Nebula-class explorer, in opening credits) • USS Rio Grande (Danube-class runabout)
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Klingon battle cruiserUSS MarylandNapremUSS ProximaUSS Sarajevo

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States and organizations[edit | edit source]

Bajoran MilitiaDominionKlingon Defense ForceKlingon EmpireStarfleetTal ShiarUnited Federation of Planets
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Cardassian Fifth OrderObsidian OrderStarfleet AcademyStarfleet CommandTrill Science Ministry

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Bajoran religionBattle of Sector 001blood screeningblood typeEarl GreyFederation-Klingon Wargraviton emitterKlingon operamek'lethPar'Mach'kaineutrinophase-conjugate graviton beampolarized hull platingriding houndsabre bearStarfleet uniformStarfleet uniform (2373-2386)toh-mairetractor beamultritiumyellow alert

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Background[edit | edit source]

Notable cast and crew[edit | edit source]

Captain Benjamin Sisko.

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Timeline[edit | edit source]

published order
Previous episode:
For the Uniform
DS9 episode produced Next episode:
By Inferno's Light
Previous episode:
For the Uniform
DS9 episode aired Next episode:
By Inferno's Light
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
The Badlands, Part IV
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