As of the beginning of the sixth season, cardassia has joined the dominion, and together they are waging war on the federation and their klingon allies. Prior to this season of ds9, no star trek series had ever truly tackled an ongoing plot device such as the ramping up of the war with the dominion and they simply did it with perfection. It continues the story of the dominion fleet lost in the wormhole, the changeling laas and the fate of the founder leader after the dominion war. The star trek franchises treatment of women has varied over the years. The dominion war was perhaps the best star trek story ever with massive battles spies death and survival all tied up with star trek deep space nine the best star trek series ever. This subreddit contains spoilers for all of star trek, including the latest episodes of picard. Call to arms the war raged for two years with the dominion gradually becoming more oppressive over their cardassian hosts in the alpha quadrant while the federation lead an alliance including the klingons and romulans to fight. He had the unfortunate luck of going through the academy as the dominion war began. Unknown worf attempts to win a battle by destroying a dominion. Star trek is known for having a wide variety of alien species, but nog, the ferengi from deep space nine, made history with these episodes. The dominion war is an extended plot concept developed in several story arcs of star trek.
Deep space nine ive compiled an episode guide for star trek. Deep space nine is the third liveaction television series in the star trek franchise and aired in syndication from january 1993 through june 1999. Do not subscribe to this subreddit if you are avoiding spoilers. I went searching for a guide online to introduce me to ds9 without having to watch all the episodes. A star trek series which crosses over between deep space nine and the next generation. The action takes place in the same time period as the final two seasons of star trek.
Ds9 episode 7x8 the siege of ar558 also known at the production code 558. The game is based on the star trek tv show star trek. These final episodes wrap up every open arc on the show and are the very definition of essential viewing. Special guest star appearance from lost in space will. What you are asking, nathan, cannot really be done in a thorough way, because ds9 doesnt work like that. The war consumed the entire alpha quadrant in one of the most destructive and bloody conflicts in galactic history. With the continuing battalions of jemhadar entering the alpha quadrant in preparation for war, sisko decides to mine the wormhole to prevent further troop movement. It lists both the most crucial episodes for plot progression, and the most beloved oneoffs. The most radical of these women appeared on deep space nine, star trek s. The dominion war crossover miniseries explores events leading up to the dominion war. Call to arms, a time to stand however, it was dealt a major setback in mid2374, when starfleet and klingon forces retook deep space 9 and. The dominion war was a major interstellar conflict, fought from 2373 to 2375, though related conflicts began earlier. If sometime before the dominion war you had asked the average klingon, romulan, cardassian or ferengi what humans were like, you would have heard variations on a theme. Ds9 was also the first star trek series that had a strong storyline that carried on from episode to episode.
The federation alliance was comprised of the united federation of planets, klingon empire, and eventually the romulan star. Gul dukat, disguised as a bajoran, sets foot on ds9, and continues to unfurl his plan. Dominion war episode 5 attack of the klingons youtube. It might have a little something to do with her megalomania, but she often blurs the line between being a simple representative for the great link and being the embodiment of it.
The best garak episodes from star trek deep space nine. When starfleet command takes the offensive in the war against the dominion, sisko is chosen to lead the invasion of cardassia. Picard has turned some fans off of the current product because of its dismissal of the most beloved star trek. Aug 06, 2012 asked fans which of these ds9 episodes had the best battle scene. The allies assault began a few days later, when a large allied invasion fleet left deep space 9 bound for cardassia prime. Sacrifice of angels notched 24% of the vote, besting what you leave behind, which tallied 22%. Ds9 does not neatly divide its episodes into categories of dominion war episode or not dominion war episode. Jan 18, 2019 after several episodes involving some of the most brutal fights of the dominion war, ds9 needed to lighten up a bit. This guide will help you get through the 1990s scifi tv show star trek. Its incompatibility with older systems was also a flaw. Star trek deep space nine the dominion characters tv.
The dominion made rapid gains in the opening months of the war, beginning with the siege of deep space 9 and the wormhole. The war is quickly becoming the most costly war ever for the federation, and the deep space nine crew must fight to protect their way of life. Remember in star trek insurrection the discussion that was had regarding the newest potential federation member. Deep space nine, when the dominion war pitted an alliance of the federation and klingons against the cardassians and invading dominion fleets in a prolonged and costly battle for control of the alpha quadrant. It is spoilerfree, but you can infer some things if you read too far ahead.
We boldly go and revisit the top episodes from deep space nine. The star trek online game also features appearances by the dominion, including several playable dominion ships and characters. A download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. The series finale of deep space nine sees the end of the dominion war, and the fulfillment of a prophecy as sisko, the emissary to the prophets of bajor, gives up his mortal body to join the prophets in the wormhole.
The battle of cardassia the victory and death of damar the ending of the dominion war the death of dukat and kai winn in the fire caves the ascension of sisko to prophet in the wormho. By the end of that year the federation officially went to war with the cardassian dominion alliance. The jemhadar tensions grew between the dominion and the major alpha quadrant powers, however by 2373, gul skrain dukat of the cardassian union managed to strike a deal with the dominion and the two governments formed an alliance. Way before it became a 21st century television staple, deep space nine embraced longform storytelling arcs early season 2s circle trilogy and often the klingon conflict, the dominion war. There were a total of 176 episodes over the shows seven seasons, which are listed here in chronological order by original airdate, which match the episode order in each seasons dvd set. In 2016, the character of nog was ranked as the 51st most important character of starfleet within the star trek science fiction universe by wired magazine. For many, these episodes are arguably the best episodes of the series.
Deep space nine companion, director levar burton confirmed that they were straightup love scenes. Deep space nine dominion wars or want to try this strategy video game, download it now for free. Deep space nine, an american sciencefiction television series. The dominion war and its characters are often featured in episodes that are not mainly about it. A brief history of the dominion war, from the opening of the bajoran wormhole to the battle of cardassia and treaty of bajor.
Mar 17, 2020 in 1993 a year before tngs series finale star trek. I found this list of dominion war episodes only, which i have found is a great way to get introduced to ds9. Deep space nine aficionado familiar with the dominion war can tell you that the conflict took place between the federation alliance the united federation of planets, klingon empire and romulan star empire and the dominion, cardassian union, breen confederacy, and sona command. Behr and moore knew the series would never be able to wrap up the war in that many episodes. May 26, 1999 watch full episodes on cbs all access. Because of this, in the 2018 ds9 documentary what we left behind, multiple cast and. Season 1 like all of the new star trek series, deep space nine required a warmup period. The dominion axis was comprised of the dominion, cardassian union, and the breen confederacy.
Ds9 was a gamechanging series with deep, layered characters found not only in the regular cast sisko, kira, dax, etc. Through seasons 1 and 2, the a listers of the star trek writingproduction team were assigned to the next generation while ds9 was left with the generic sorts of plots that allowed exploration of character. The dominion war was a major conflict in the alpha quadrant that raged from 2373 to 2375 between the dominion and the federation alliance. Maybe therell be a fan collective dvd release of the dominion war ds9 episodes to go along with the game.
Sometimes the show gave in to sexist tropes, while at other times it provided outstanding portrayals of complicated women during eras of television that didnt give such characters much consideration. Arms does what no star trek episode had done before. The dominion war was a conflict fought between the federation alliance and the dominion in the alpha and beta quadrants from 2373 to 2375. A cardassian visitor is suspected of being a war criminal in disguise. The daystrom research institute is a subreddit dedicated to indepth discussion of everything and anything related to the star trek franchise.
I thought about just watching the dominion war episodes and think of it as one huge movie miniseries sotospeak and not. Deep space nine was a departure for the franchise in. The dominion war was a major interstellar conflict, fought from 2373 to 2375, though related. Thus, we have dax and worf tying the knot on the station. With the discovery of the bajoran wormhole in 2369, several of the alpha quadrants regional powers began to send explorers to the distant gamma. The next generation kindle edition by author, unknown, decandido, keith r. Mar 30, 2018 the dominion war was a major conflict in the alpha quadrant that raged from 2373 to 2375 between the dominion and the federation alliance. This book is a collection of tales that played a part in war with on screen material and new tales a great addition to the modern star trek fan. The book covers do not have titles, only the book number printed in bold. Dominion war memory beta, noncanon star trek wiki fandom. Having been captured by the breen, ezri and worf still dont know why the breen would even bother to capture them. What happened in the last episode of star trek deep space. Dominion war episode 27 the best of both empires youtube. Tracing the history of star trek s romulan empire nerdist.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading tales of the dominion war star trek. Sabotage by the cardassians meant the dominion leaders were unable to communicate with their own. Deep space nine dominion wars is a strategy game released for microsoft windows in 2001. The allies later decided to make one final attack on the dominion. While it changed the direction of trek storytelling, focusing on seasonlong arcs arguably for the first time in franchise history, it also was arguably the most. Jadzia daxs death on deep space nine was a wtf moment for. A call to arms 1998 and sacrifice of angels 1998 are based on seven interlinked episodes from deep space nines fifth and sixth seasons, beginning with call to arms. Remember, they have a significantly less advanced technology than ours.
The issues addressed in star trek are as relevant today as they were when these series originally aired. The epic 9part serialized conclusion to the dominion war and deep space nine. The war was fought by the dominion to extend the will of the founders over the two quadrants, while the alliance battled to remain free from dominion influence. One of the episodes focusing on nog, its only a paper moon was ranked as the 14th best of star trek. Apr 07, 2018 while every show and their mother is serialized today, procedurals were the norm in the 90s, especially with star trek. Some cardassians are beginning to think their alliance with the dominion was a grave mistake. Ten dominiona was an aboveaverage scifi futuristic title in its time. Deep space nine starts out slow, but by season 6, its probably my favorite star trek series so far as i rewatch it again years after it originally aired.
The war involved all major powers of the alpha and gamma quadrants, organized into two opposing military alliances. In 2016, the character of nog was ranked as the 51st most important character of starfleet within the star trek science fiction universe by wired magazine one of the episodes focusing on nog, its only a paper moon was ranked as the 14th best of star trek. Dominion memory beta, noncanon star trek wiki fandom. Whether any given episode can be said to be a dominion war episode or not is a very gray area for the most part. Way of the warrior came in third with 19 percent of the vote, while dominion war, call to arms and tears of the prophets scored 18%, 11% and 6%. Just want to say ds9 is probably my fav of all the series. This provokes a confrontation between the dominion and the federation, forcing sisko to abandon ds9. The dominion war was a twoyear interstellar conflict fought between the federation alliance and the dominion between 2373 and 2375. Quark, former owner, quarks bar, deep space 9 terok nor. From the writing to the acting and the entire theme of the season, this fifth season is just simply amazing. This staged incident brings the romulans into the dominion war, and for the first time in trek. It is one of the most powerful moments in the history of star trek. This episode is perfectly placed, right before the start of the dominion war, because for the next seven episodes were going to be fighting the good fight, doing battle and losing many friends and colleagues. Star trek picards dismissal of the dominion war has.472 1176 512 418 517 1377 746 1447 398 1378 991 685 540 1143 1536 331 1591 849 953 504 1115 922 210 914 1530 854 1306 401 889 1584 1315 300 1637 723 237 693 1599 1619 8 1139 14 612 1337 1037 541 1030 766