Synopsis: A Dominion attack damages the Defiant, leaving crew members separated and trying to survive across the ship.
Hello again! I have not abandoned this blog! June turned out to be a pretty intense month for me, both in terms of, you know, the world, and also in more personal terms, with my roommate and I moving to a new place. Also, I started writing this post weeks ago, then saved the draft and promptly forgot where I had saved it, which meant restarting from scratch, so bear with me.
Synopsis: Kira gets a lead on a Cardassian prison transport that disappeared six years ago while carrying friends of hers — but her search is complicated when Gul Dukat insists on accompanying her. Meanwhile, Kasidy Yates is offered a job that would allow her to spend more time on the station, and is taken aback by Sisko’s cool reaction to the news.
Synopsis: An elderly Jake Sisko explains how a terrible accident on the Defiant changed the course of his life.
Synopsis: Sisko faces his first challenge as a captain: preventing the Founders from starting a war in the Alpha Quadrant.
Synopsis: A Trill ritual enables Jadzia to meet Dax’s past hosts, and she finally confronts Curzon about his treatment of her as an initiate. Nog prepares for the Starfleet Academy entrance exams — despite his uncle’s continued objections.
Synopsis: Quark and Rom return to Ferenginar when their mother is charged with a serious crime. Sisko goes on a date.
Synopsis: Sisko builds a ship using centuries-old Bajoran designs, and he and Jake set out to prove it’s capable of travel to Cardassia. Meanwhile, Bashir has a minor personal crisis when a rival from medical school visits the station.
I haven’t forgotten about this blog!!! In fact I have had this post half-finished for a few weeks now, and have been plagued by guilt for not getting to it, but have also been in the middle of starting a new job and moving halfway across the country. And also there’s, you know, the world. Twice a week may still be a little ambitious, but I’m going to try it!
Also, Liz and Anika over at Antimatter Pod were gracious enough to have me on again, this time to discuss villains in Star Trek. I’ll bet you can guess which specific villain I was there to discuss!
Anyway. On to the episode!
Synopsis: Sisko is kidnapped by the mirror universe’s Miles O’Brien, who needs his help: a scientist on Terok Nor is working on a project that would wipe out the Terran resistance. O’Brien believes that Sisko may be able to persuade her to change sides — because she’s the mirror version of his late wife, Jennifer.
Synopsis: The first attempt at a joint operation between Bajor, Cardassia, and the Federation — building a communications relay in the Gamma Quadrant — faces setbacks after the discovery of an ancient Bajoran prophecy that seems to predict the effort will result in the wormhole’s collapse. Kira and Sisko have to reckon with his status as the Emissary in the process.
I hadn’t rewatched this one in awhile, and now that I have, I’m really not sure why not — it was a pretty great watch, in my book. The pacing is great, with the episode just zipping along, and the actors, both regular and not, play off of each other in really cool ways.