"The Darkness and the Light" was the 109th episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the 11th episode of the show's fifth season, first aired during the week of 6 January 1997. The episode was written by Bryan Fuller and Ronald D. Moore and directed by Michael Vejar.

Summary[edit | edit source]

When the members of the Shakaar resistance cell are murdered, Kira Nerys risks her life to find the person behind the deaths.

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Characters[edit | edit source]

Julian Bashir (changeling)BrilgarJadzia DaxFurelJones (Lieutenant)Kira NerysLatha MabrinLupazaNogMiles O'BrienOdoSilaran PrinQuarkBenjamin SiskoTrentin FalaWorfDeep Space 9 personnel (Deep Space 9 residents)
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Buckner AdamRossi AprilCurry DanStipes DavidHoffmeister EdWilliams EddieHutzel GaryElkins JudyFernandes KristiLangmatz LauraMobaraKeiko O'BrienMolly O'BrienLefebvre PeterMorad PirakRamirez (Captain)

Locations[edit | edit source]

BajorBajoran templeCalashDeep Space 9Habitat ringInfirmaryOperations centerPromenadeQuark'sReplimatStation commander's officeWardroom
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Cardassia (Cardassia system) • Dahkur ProvinceDemilitarized ZoneHathonMusilla ProvinceStarbase 63Bernay Prime (Bernay system) • Faralos III (Faralos system) • Galloway sectorLauritson NebulaPosell VI (Posell system) • Regent Lipsett

Starships and vehicles[edit | edit source]

USS Defiant (Defiant-class escort) • USS Rio Grande (Danube-class runabout) • USS Leeds (Nebula-class explorer, in opening credits)

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States and organizations[edit | edit source]

Bajoran MilitiaStarfleetUnited Federation of Planets
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Bajoran ResistanceShakaar resistance cellStarfleet Academy

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Bajoran earringberitiumblack marketDays of AtonementdiamideFerengi Rules of Acquisitiongulhologramhunter probeintegration matrixlatinummakara herbmerfadonOccupation of Bajorphase-divergent carrier wavepolaronplasma chargeremat detonatorreplicatorSaurian brandysinoraptorskimmersneezestarbaseStarfleet uniformStarfleet uniform (2373-2386)subspace antennatongotransportertricordervedek

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Background[edit | edit source]

Notable cast and crew[edit | edit source]

Captain Benjamin Sisko.

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