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"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

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