The Great Star Trek DS9 Rewatch: When It Rains…

Damar has initiated a Cardassian resistance against the Dominion, but when it becomes clear that he needs help from someone more experienced in guerilla tactics, Sisko dispatches Kira to assist his efforts. Meanwhile, Bashir discovers that Odo is suffering from the same disease that is affecting the Founders. Continue reading

The Great Star Trek DS9 Rewatch: The Changing Face of Evil

The tide of war has turned in the Dominion’s favour, with their new Breen allies first attacking Earth itself, and then promising to retake the Chin’toka system, the Federation’s only foothold into enemy territory. The only thing standing between the Breen-Dominion alliance and complete domination of the Alpha Quadrant may well be Legate Damar, who is tired of Cardassians being treated as second-class citizens by their allies. Meanwhile, in his Anjohl Tennan guise, Dukat urges Kai Winn to research the Pah-Wraiths. Continue reading

The Great Star Trek DS9 Rewatch: Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges

When Dr Bashir is invited to a medical conference on Romulus, Sloan of the mysterious Section 31 makes good on his promise to get in touch. Sloan wants Bashir’s help in gathering intelligence on one of the high-ranking Romulans in attendance, but when Bashir comes to suspect that this is all a prelude to an assassination attempt, he becomes uncertain as to who he can trust. Continue reading

The Great Star Trek DS9 Rewatch: Chimera

Odo is delighted when he encounters Laas – another of the hundred Changelings sent out into the galaxy by the Founders. Laas is a much more experienced shapeshifter and is eager to teach Odo the full potential of his abilities – but he is also much more jaded and cynical when it comes to living with humanoids. Will Laas be able to convince Odo to turn away from his friends on DS9 and go exploring with him instead? Continue reading