Kurn, no longer on the Klingon High Council due to Worf's opposition to Gowron, arrives on Deep Space 9 and asks Worf to take part in a Klingon ritual that will kill him.

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Characters[edit | edit source]

Julian BashirJadzia DaxJonesJoremKira NerysKurn, son of Mogh/Rodek, son of NoggraMornNoggraMiles O'BrienOdoQuarkBenjamin SiskoTilikiaWorf, son of Mogh
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Gowron, son of M'RelKahless (clone)MoghRom

Locations[edit | edit source]

Bajor sectorDeep Space 9InfirmaryOperations centerPromenadeQuark'sStation commander's officeWardroom
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CardassiaEarthQo'noS

Starships[edit | edit source]

USS Defiant (Defiant-class) • IKS Drovana (Vor'cha-class) • IKS Korinar (K'vort-class) • USS Yukon (Danube-class)
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USS Mayflower

Races and cultures[edit | edit source]

BajoranBoslicChangelingFerengiHumanKlingonLurianPakledTrillYridian
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Romulan

States and Organizations[edit | edit source]

Bajoran MilitiaHouse of NoggraKlingon Defense ForceKlingon EmpireStarfleetUnited Federation of Planets
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DominionHouse of MoghKlingon High CouncilStarfleet Command

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adanjibat'lethBelvian atmosphericcloaking deviced'k tahgdisruptorDNAdronegamma radiationKlingoneseMauk-to'Vormek'lethMevakminefieldRiver of BloodSto-vo-korsubspacesuicidetachyontactical cartographyUnderworldwarp nacelle

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Background information[edit | edit source]

  • This episode was the first to use the "IKS" prefix of Klingon ships onscreen.

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published order
Previous episode:
Return to Grace
DS9 episode produced Next episode:
Bar Association
Previous episode:
Return to Grace
DS9 episode aired Next episode:
Bar Association
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
The Heart of the Warrior
Pocket Next Adventure:
Dreadnought
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