Memory Beta, non-canon Star Trek Wiki

A friendly reminder regarding spoilers! At present the expanded Trek universe is in a period of major upheaval with the finale of Year Five, the Coda miniseries and the continuations of Discovery, Picard and Lower Decks; and the premieres of Prodigy and Strange New Worlds, the advent of new eras in Star Trek Online gaming, as well as other post-55th Anniversary publications. Therefore, please be courteous to other users who may not be aware of current developments by using the {{spoiler}}, {{spoilers}} or {{majorspoiler}} tags when adding new information from sources less than six months old. Also, please do not include details in the summary bar when editing pages and do not anticipate making additions relating to sources not yet in release. 'Thank You

READ MORE

Memory Beta, non-canon Star Trek Wiki
Advertisement
For other uses, see Rivals.

"Rivals" was the 31st episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the 11th episode of the show's second season, first aired during the week of 2 January 1994. The episode was written by Jim Trombetta, Michael Piller and Joe Menosky and directed by David Livingston.

Summary[]

An El-Aurian con man arrives on the space station and discovers a technology that can change probability.

References[]

Characters[]

AlsiaJulian BashirBroikCosJadzia DaxJonesKira NerysMartus MazurTaylor MooreMornMiles O'BrienKeiko O'BrienOdoQuarkRoanaRomBenjamin Sisko
Referenced only 
GeraKeldarNog

Starships and vehicles[]

Danube-class runabout (in opening credits)

Locations[]

Club MartusDeep Space 9Habitat ringOperations centerPromenadeQuark'sReplimatSecurity office
Referenced only 
BajorEl-Aurian systemPythro V (Pythro) • Vlugta asteroid belt (Vlugta)

Races and cultures[]

Alsia's speciesBajoranChangelingCos's speciesEl-AurianFerengiHumanTrill
Referenced only 
CardassianPythronVlugtanVulcan

States and organizations[]

Bajoran MilitiaBajoran War Orphans FundStarfleetUnited Federation of Planets
Referenced only 
Starfleet Medical School

Other references[]

anestheticasteroidcanapécasinoFerengi Rules of AcquisitionGamzian wineisikJapaneselatinummetacetaminNaming DayneutrinophaserPlygorian mammothProbabilityproseccoracquetballracquetball courtstellar cartographysynthaholtribneltricorderturboliftwater

Appendices[]

Related media[]

Background[]

  • The name El-Aurian is used for the first time in this episode.

Notable cast and crew[]

Images[]

Connections[]

Timeline[]

published order
Previous episode:
Sanctuary
DS9 episode produced Next episode:
The Alternate
Previous episode:
Sanctuary
DS9 episode aired Next episode:
The Alternate
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Life Itself is Reason Enough
Pocket Next Adventure:
Arcade


External links[]

Advertisement