Odo has found his home on a rogue planet in the Omarion nebulae. A female shapeshifter tells they were once a race of explorers, that was always rejected by the 'solids', the ordinary human beings. She encourages him to learn about their ways so he will be ready for their manner of bonding via the Great Link. Kira in the meantime tries to send a message to Sisko, but finds out all outgoing frequencies are blocked by a subterranean device. Meanwhile Sisko and Bashir are on a runabout when they are being rescued by Dax and O'Brien. They appear to have made contact with the Founders and convinced them of their peaceful intentions. A grand peace meeting is already scheduled, one of the Founders is already on Deep Space Nine. Sisko starts having doubts about the agreement when he finds out the Romulans are excluded from the negotiations and the Jem'Hadar can do whatever they want on the station. Written by
Arnoud Tiele (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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The Vorta are not seen again until the fourth season. See more
When Bashir is intercepted by Garak upon arriving back at the station, in the background the end of the set can be seen as the walkway and its railing end abruptly. In addition, the whole promenade background seems to be sloping down. This is only partially concealed by the Jem'Hadar standing in front. See more
How do you justify the deaths of so many people?
The Solids have always been a threat to us. That's the only justification we need.
But these Solids have never harmed you. They travel the galaxy in order to expand their knowledge, just as you once did.
The Solids are nothing like us.
No - I suppose they're not. And neither am I.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Main Title
Written by Dennis McCarthy
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