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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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 »


Major Kira: We both agree this baby's an innocent. Don't put him at risk, please, Silaran.
Silaran: Don't worry. I promise that I'll take care of the child. And that I'll teach him the difference between darkness and light.
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Written by Dennis McCarthy
Performed by Dennis McCarthy
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Kira does as she pleases once again
12 June 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Well Kira outdid herself this episode.

1) Assaults several security personnel who are trying to stop her killing everyone by flooding the corridor with vacuum. 2) Would have killed said people but for passing out. 3) Misused emergency transport for her own ends. Twice. 4) Accessed Odo's security data without access. 5) Deleted Odo's security data. 6) Stole the Defiant 7) Knowingly takes someone else's unborn child into mortal danger. 8) Murdered a Cardassian

But all's well that ends well and they all go home happy.


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