O'Brien and Bashir answer a distress call from a village on Bajor while Sisko and Kira mediate negotiations with two rival Bajoran leaders.
- Altman • Julian Bashir • Dal'Rok • Graham Davis • Jadzia Dax • Faren Kag • Jones • Kallis Ven • Ke Hovath • Kira Nerys • Nalan Bal • Morn • Nog • Miles O'Brien • Odo • Quark • The Sirah • Benjamin Sisko • Jake Sisko • Varis Sul • Woban • Yevir Linjarin
- Bajor • Deep Space 9 • Habitat ring • Operations center • Promenade • Quark's • Replimat • Sidau • station commander's office
Races and cultures
States and Organizations
- Bajoran Provisional Government • Bajoran Militia • Paqu • Navot • Starfleet • United Federation of Planets
- Bajoran synthale • baseball • baseball glove • Battle of Wolf 359 • civil war • Ferengi Rules of Acquisition • Gamzian wine • gemstone • holosuite • jumja stick • larish pie • magistrate • mining • neutrino • oatmeal • Occupation of Bajor • Odo's bucket • orb • paghvaram • replicator • shapeshifter • stardrifter • station log • tetrarch • tricorder • Trixian bubble juice • turbolift
- The orb fragment later features in the novels Bajor: Fragments and Omens, Warpath, Fearful Symmetry and The Soul Key. It is called the paghvaram in the novels.
- Varis later appears in the novel Wrath of the Prophets.
Notable cast and crew
- Avery Brooks as Benjamin Sisko
- Nana Visitor as Kira Nerys
- Rene Auberjonois as Odo
- Terry Farrell as Dax
- Alexander Siddig as Julian Bashir
- Armin Shimerman as Quark
- Aron Eisenberg as Nog
- Jim Jansen as Faren Kag
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Dark Passions, Book Two