The crew detects an unusual energy reading; elevated thoron emissions near the Denorios belt. Sisko and Dax think it might have something to do with the increased traffic since the wormhole was found and Dax investigates to find out if it poses any danger to the station. Meanwhile chief O'Brien is telling the story of Rumpelstiltskin to his daughter Molly and after he leaves Molly tells him the fairy character appeared in her room. To his astonishment Molly tells the truth, he faces Rumpelstiltskin. All of the sudden all over the station people secret imaginations are appearing in the open, causing chaos. Quark is escorted by two beautiful ladies and seems very happy until he finds out everybody is winning with dabo. Bashir finds a Dax that is in love with him and baseball player Buck Bokai appears before Sisko. Odo must work in the snow to keep the promenade safe.
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Did You Know?
'Armin Shimerman' (q.v.) especially enjoyed the scene with Quark's imaginary women. See more
O'Brian said that in the past 200 years since the Vulcans encountered a similar anomaly pulse-wave technology has improved a lot. However Jadzi said that this anomaly was encountered in the mid 23rd century, which was 100 years prior to the events of Deep Space Nine, not 200. See more
[on a view screen, Odo sees Quark trapped in a holding cell
How did you get in there?
How did I get in here? You put me in here!
Ah, hm - I guess I did, didn't I?
[vanishes from screen
No imagination indeed. Ha!
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Main Title
Written by Dennis McCarthy
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