An elderly Jake Sisko tells a visiting young woman to his home in New Orleans about how he lost his father and why he stopped writing.
- Azeni Korena • Julian Bashir • Broik • Jadzia Dax • Jones • Kira Nerys • Melanie • Morn • Nalan Bal • Nog • Miles O'Brien • Odo • Quark • Benjamin Sisko • Jake Sisko • Worf, son of Mogh
- Bajoran sector • Bajoran wormhole • Deep Space 9 • Earth • Gamma Quadrant • habitat ring • Louisiana • New Orleans • Promenade • Quark's
- Antares-class freighter • Danube-class runabout • USS Defiant (Defiant-class) • Janitza-class starship • USS Leeds (Nebula-class)
Races and cultures
States and Organizations
- Referenced only
- Dominion • Klingon Empire • Klingon High Council • Pennington School • Starfleet Academy • Starfleet Command • Starfleet Science
- 2405 • 2408 • 2422 • 2450 • 24th century • 25th century • alternate timeline • Anslem • baseball • baseball • bayou • Betar Prize • book • champagne • coffee • Collected Stories • combadge • deflector array • dermal regenerator • doctor • dom-jot • Emissary of the Prophets • gravimetric field • gravimetic wave • graviton pulse • holoprogram • holosuite • Horatio Hornblower • hypospray • interphasic compensator • ion surfing • latinum • LCARS • light-year • moon • PADD • redfish • replicator • Saltah'na clock • solar sail • subspace • subspace field • subspace field mechanics • subspace flux isolator • subspace inversion • Takarian mead • temporal distortion • temporal signature • transporter • warp coil • warp core • warp core breach • warp core ejection system • Yoruba mask
- Nog is also depicted as a captain in the alternate future of Millennium, Star Trek Online, and in the season eight storyline in the documentary What We Left Behind.
- Korena would later feature prominently in the Worlds of Deep Space Nine novel Bajor: Fragments and Omens where she and Jake meet and marry on Bajor. Sisko recognises her from the alternate timeline.
- The Prophecy and Change framing stories Revisited take place in the "proper" timeline, but reveal a future very similar to the alternate timeline seen in "The Visitor". Melanie visits him in his house in New Orleans and asks him about his work. The 25th century portions of the Star Trek: Enterprise novel The Good That Men Do also takes place in a similar future to the one depicted in the episode.
- Avery Brooks as Benjamin Sisko
- Nana Visitor as Kira Nerys
- Rene Auberjonois as Odo
- Alexander Siddig as Julian Bashir
- Terry Farrell as Jadzia Dax
- Armin Shimerman as Quark
- Cirroc Lofton as Jake Sisko
- Tony Todd as the older Jake
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