With the Obsidian Order and Tal Shiar fleet on course to attack the Founders, Tain orders Garak to torture Odo to find any missing information. Meanwhile, Sisko and his crew disobey orders and launch the Defiant on a rescue mission.

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Characters[edit | edit source]

Julian BashirJadzia DaxMichael EddingtonElim GarakJonesKira NerysLovok (changeling)Miles O'BrienOdoSelvethBenjamin SiskoEnabran TainToddman
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BartonChow-YunProcal DukatSkrain DukatMilaKelas ParmakPoraniaQuarkWillemheld

Locations[edit | edit source]

Alpha QuadrantBajoran wormholeDeep Space 9Gamma QuadrantGarak's ClothiersFounders' homeworldHabitat ringInfirmaryOmarion NebulaOperations centerPromenadeQuark'sReplimatStation commander's officeWardroom
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Algira sectorBajorCardassiaEarthRomulusWolf 359wormhole relay station

Starships[edit | edit source]

USS Defiant (Defiant-class) • Jem'Hadar fighterKoranak (Keldon-class) • USS Mekong (Danube-class runabout) • IRW Serrola (D'deridex-class)
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IRW BelakIRW D'merakIRW GarelonIRW MakarIRW SerrolaUSS Portland

Races and cultures[edit | edit source]

BajoranCardassianChangelingHumanRomulanTrill
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ArgelianJem'HadarKlingon

States and Organizations[edit | edit source]

Bajoran MilitiaCardassian UnionDominionFoundersGreat LinkObsidian OrderRomulan Star EmpireStarfleetStarfleet CommandStarfleet SecurityTal ShiarUnited Federation of Planets
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Cardassian Central CommandRomulan Senate

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23rd centuryattack patternBattle of Wolf 359bloodbreakfastcloaking devicecolonelcourt martialdedication plaqueforcefieldgulion stormimpulse engineJulius Caesarjusticeketracel-whiteLCARSlegateorbital bombardmentphased polaron beamphaser rifleplomeek soupquantum stasis fieldquantum torpedoRomulan aleRomulan disruptorspatial anomalysubspacetask forcetetryon compositortetryon particletractor beamtranspondertransporterVicarian razorbackwarbirdwarp drivewarp nacellewarp signature

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Improbable Cause
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Explorers
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Improbable Cause
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Explorers
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Cathexis
Pocket Next Adventure:
The Best and the Brightest
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Improbable Cause
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Explorers
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