Bashir falls in love with a new officer from a low gravity environment and is determined to find a way to help her adapt.

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Bashir and Dax are preparing for a new member of the crew - Melora Pazlar, an Elaysian whose people live on a low gravity world which leaves them unable to walk in normal gravity locations. Bashir equips Pazlar with a wheelchair initially but as he grows to know Melora he attempts to find a medical route to help her walk.

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Characters[edit | edit source]

AshrockJulian BashirBroikGraham DavisJadzia DaxKagaKira NerysFallit KotMornMiles O'BrienOdoMelora PazlarQuarkBenjamin Sisko
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Hans Christian AndersenRichard BashirDelvokPaltrissAzmarin PazlarNathaniel Teros

Locations[edit | edit source]

Alpha QuadrantBajoran wormholeDeep Space 9Gamma QuadrantHabitat ringInfirmaryKlingon restaurantOperations centerPromenadeQuark'sStation commander's office
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GemworldInvernia IIYridia

Starships[edit | edit source]

USS Orinoco (Danube-class) • USS Rio Grande (Danube-class)
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USS Yellowstone

Races and cultures[edit | edit source]

AnticanBajoranChangelingElaysianFerengiHumanKlingonLurianTrillYridian
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CardassianInvernianLothraOxygeneRomulanVulcan

States and Organizations[edit | edit source]

Bajoran MilitiaStarfleetUnited Federation of Planets
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Starfleet Academy

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acetylcholineanti-grav unitartificial gravitycargo liftCartographydaboFerengi Rules of AcquisitionGarlanic treeGladstGold-pressed latinumgravityInvernian herbionic stormKlingoneseThe Little Mermaidmedical journalmedical logmotor cortexNeuromuscular adaptationRachtReplicatorRhombolian butterRings of PaltrissRomulan aleRunaboutSubspacetennisVak clover soupVulcan molluskwheelchairZilm'kach

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published order
Previous episode:
Cardassians
DS9 episode produced Next episode:
Rules of Acquisition
Previous episode:
Cardassians
DS9 episode aired Next episode:
Rules of Acquisition
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Dark Page
Pocket Next Adventure:
Klingon


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