Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Season 5, Episode 11

The Darkness and the Light (6 Jan. 1997)

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A mysterious assassin begins wiping out all the members of Kira's old resistance cell.



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A mysterious assassin begins wiping out all the members of Kira's old resistance cell.

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Kira officially joined the Shakaar resistance at 13. See more »


When Odo asks the computer to locate Major Kira, it says that Major Kira is "no longer" on the station. This term implies that the computer has made a reference to an earlier time when Kira still was on the station, which is rather unusual. Ordinarily, it should have answered Odo's question just with "Major Kira is not on (board) the station." See more »


Silaran: A creature born within the comforting anonymity of darkness awakens in the harsh truth of daylight. It squirms in the glare, afraid of the light that pins it to the chair like a needle through its heart.
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Written by Dennis McCarthy
Performed by Dennis McCarthy
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8 August 2006 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

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One by one, members of the Shakaar resistance cell are murdered, and Kira becomes increasingly worried that she will be next. Kira is taunted by the killer every time a member of the cell is killed, all-the-while being very pregnant. She finally works on her own to find the killer and save her life.

All told, six members of the Shakaar resistance cell have been killed: Latha Mabrin, Trentin Fala, Mobara, Lupaza and Furel.

It's the first time we learn that Kira officially joined the Shakaar resistance at 13, and that Lupaza made Kira's earring from a piece of metal from Kira's first skirmish.

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