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Bashir, Dr. Julian
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PERSONNEL FILE: Bashir, Julian, M.D. Rank: Lieutenant Current assignment: Chief Medical Officer, Deep Space Nine Full Name: Julian Subatoi Bashir Year of birth: 2341 Parents: Richard and Amsha Bashir...

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Bellerophon, U.S.S.
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A Federation starship among those destroyed in the Battle of Wolf 359 with the Borg, as Commander Sisko recalled the incident on stardate 46379.1. The ship is named for the mythical Greek hero who slew...

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Cardassia Prime
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The formal name of the Cardassian homeworld -- a world other than the third, fourth or fifth planet of the system -- although natives often informally drop the "Prime." Its capital city is awash with...

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Cardassian warship
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The ships headed by Guls Dukat, Jasad and Dunar, though unspecified, were all likely of the top-of-the-line Galor-class. Dukat's, with amber-orange running lights at the midpoint top and at each wing approached...

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Cardassians
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Planet: Cardassia   Tall, long-necked, humanoid in appearance, marked by several bony protrusions and ridges: one from the shoulder to under the ears, whose bottom lobes in turn are more pronounced forward...

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Changeling
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Origin: Gamma Quadrant Little is known about this strange race. They call themselves Changelings, a name adopted from others' use. The Changelings are the highest order in a Gamma Quadrant faction known...

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Cochrane, U.S.S.
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The ship that escorted Admiral Satie to the U.S.S. Enterprise for a security breach investigation on stardate 44769.2. The ship also transported Dr. Julian Bashir to Deep Space Nine. Named for the discoverer...

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Danube-class runabout starship
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Dax, Curzon
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Male Trill who was the seventh host to the Dax symbiont, a noted Federation dignitary, aficionado of Klingon culture, and something of a womanizer (which ultimately killed him). Joined from 2285 to 2367...

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Deep Space Nine
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Previously called by its original creators "Terok Nor," this old Cardassian mining station orbiting the planet of Bajor was built in 2351 and abandoned 18 years later as the Cardassian occupation of Bajor...

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Denorios belt
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A charged plasma field in or near the Bajoran system that hosts the Alpha Quadrant end of the Bajoran wormhole. Though ships have always avoided it, a stranded Kai Taluno had first reported odd phenomenon...

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Doran
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Female officer aboard the U.S.S. Saratoga when it was attacked in 2367 by the Borg at the battle of Wolf 359. Later, a Bajoran Prophet used Doran's image to communicate with Sisko.

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Dukat, Gul
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The former Cardassian prefect of Terok Nor (renamed Deep Space Nine by the Federation), Dukat has proven himself a survivor as well as an expert tactician at political intrigue and combat. He has ridden...

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Emissary, Part I
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For six days during Stardate 43997, Captain Jean-Luc Picard of the Starship Enterprise was held captive by a sinister race called the Borg. The Borg altered the captain's appearance and mind and forced...

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escape pod
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A space-faring version of a lifeboat, the escape pod is often used in emergency situations, when the crew of a starship (or other vessel) is required to abandon ship. On stardate 43997, during the Battle...

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Ferengi
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The homeworld of the Ferengi species is Ferenginar. The Ferengi have a culture which is based entirely upon commerce. They follow a code of conduct known as "The Ferengi Rules of Acquisition." These rules...

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Frunalia
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Otherwise undescribed world (pronounced froo-NAIL-ee-uh) with a strong interest in science and the Bajoran wormhole. It sends three science ships to study the phenomenon immediately upon its discovery...

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Frunalian
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Origin: the Alpha Quadrant. An alien species which took an early scientific interest in the discovery of the Bajoran wormhole near the Deep Space Nine space station. This species has also conducted trade...

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Gage, U.S.S.
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A sister starship to the U.S.S. Saratoga in the Battle of Wolf 359 with the Borg on stardate 44001.4 — in the second wave with the U.S.S. Kyushu. All ships which fought at Wolf 359 were destroyed, including...

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Gamma Quadrant
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That quarter of the Milky Way Galaxy appearing to be located between 9 and 12 o'clock if the great plane of the galaxy is viewed as a clockface and the 6 o'clock position bisects the Sol system. The Gamma...

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Ganges, U.S.S.
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One of Deep Space Nine's three original Danube-class runabout vessels dropped off by the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D in 2369 and destroyed the next year by a T'Lani munitions cruiser; it was later replaced...

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holosuite
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Terms for the recreational holodeck facilities located on the second floor of Quark's bar on Deep Space Nine.

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Idran
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A Gamma Quadrant ternary star (pronounced "EE-drahn") that includes a supergiant orbited by twin O-type companions is the closest one to the Bajoran wormhole in its quadrant, only 4.7 light-years distant....

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Infirmary
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Term used by old Earth armies for a hospital ward, used for the medical facility on station Deep Space Nine when run by the station's first Starfleet chief medical officer, Dr. Julian Bashir.

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interceptor, Bajoran
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Jasad, Gul
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Cardassian warship commander in 2369 who threatened to retake Deep Space 9 as Terok Nor, or to destroy it.  

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Kira Nerys
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BAJORAN ARCHIVAL RECORDS FILE: (duplicated as) DS9 BAJORAN SERVICE PERSONNEL FILE: Kira Nerys Rank: Colonel, Bajoran Militia Current assignment: Commanding officer, Deep Space Nine; previously, Bajoran...

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Lapolis
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Star (pronounced LAPP-oh-liss) in the Alpha Quadrant. This system is supposed to be the first destination of the U.S.S. Enterprise after it leaves its initial stopover at Deep Space Nine. There is no...

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Laporin , Captain
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A Benzite Federation captain who attended Starfleet Academy simultaneous with Benjamin Sisko. Laporin died in 2372 at the hands of Klingons ruled by the Gowron Changeling.

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Lappa IV
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A Ferengi planet. This world is the native home of the flower pericules.

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Mars
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Home of the Utopia Planetia Starfleet base and orbital shipyards. They disappear with all other modern trappings when Bell's premature death changed the known future timeline.

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Morn
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Male Lurian, a frequent, exceedingly composed patron at Quark's who panicked when Quark warned him of a rumored Dominion invasion. A shrewd financier with a shady past, Morn faked his own death in 2374...

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Nog
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PERSONNEL FILE: Nog Rank: Lieutenant Current residence: Station Deep Space 9 Full Name: Nog Species: Ferengi Date of birth: ca. 2353 Place of birth: Ferenginar Parents: Father, Rom; Mother, Prinadora...

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O'Brien, Miles
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PERSONNEL FILE: O'Brien, Miles Edward Rank: Chief petty officer, senior chief specialist Current assignment: Professor of Engineering, Starfleet Academy; previously, Chief of Operations, Deep Space Nine...

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ODN
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Acronym for Optical Data Network. The system of fiber-optics used on Federation starships by the ship's computers for data transmission. Deep Space Nine used a similar network, but it was poorly maintained...

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Odo
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PERSONNEL FILE: OdoPosition: Security chief, Bajoran Militia, DS9 detachmentSpecies: Founder ChangelingGiven Name: Odo'italDate of birth: Discovered ca. 2337 in Denorious Belt, Bajoran systemPlace...

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Opaka, Kai
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The spiritual leader of the Bajorans through the latter days of the Cardassian occupation and the heady first months of freedom in 2369, Opaka determined that Sisko's arrival at DS9 was in fulfillment...

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Prophets
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Origin: Bajoran wormhole According to Bajoran religious doctrines, the prophets are the spiritual protectors and guides to the Bajoran peoples. Throughout Bajoran history, several unusual objects referred...

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pulse compression wave
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Added to a phaser blast , the pulse compression wave will increase the destructive power of a phaser. In 2369, Chief Operations Officer O'Brien used the pulse compression wave to defend Deep Space Nine...

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Quadros-1 probe
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A 22nd century deep space scientific probe launched from the Alpha Quadrant into the Gamma Quadrant, without the benefit of the Bajoran wormhole's shortcut. Among the discoveries about the Gamma Quadrant...

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Quark
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  DS9 STATION RESIDENCE DATABASE FILE: Quark Occupation: Owner and bartender/host, Quark's Bar, DS9Full Name: QuarkYear of birth: c. 2333, Terran equivalentPlace of birth: FerenginarParents: Ishka and...

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Saratoga, U.S.S. (NCC-31911)
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The second starship to bear the name Saratoga, the ship was destroyed by the Borg at the Battle of Wolf 359 on stardate 44001.4. It had been commanded by a Vulcan captain and, despite its size, carried...

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Setlik III
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Third planet in the Setlik system.   This location became infamous when an unarmed United Federation of Planets outpost along the formerly disputed border with Cardassia was subject to a raid where 100...

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Sisko, Jake
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DS9 RESIDENT DATABASE FILE: Sisko, Jake Occupation: Writer, Reporter Full Name: Jake Sisko Year of birth: 2355 Parents: Capt. Benjamin Sisko (MIA 2375) and Jennifer Sisko (d. 2367); no siblings Education:...

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Sisko, Benjamin
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PERSONNEL FILE: Sisko, Benjamin Full Name: Benjamin Lafayette Sisko Year of birth: 2332 Place of birth: New Orleans, Earth Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sisko (update: it has been learned that Sisko was...

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Sisko, Jennifer
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Federation scientist who married Benjamin Sisko and had one child, Jake, before being killed in 2367 by the Borg. A mirror-universe Jennifer was separated from her husband and worked for the Cardassian-Klingon...

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Symbionts, Trill
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Only 300 symbionts are available for hosting each year on average. If a host is weak, the personality of the symbiont will overwhelm it. Unless its current Joined Host objects, a prospective Host may request...

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Taluno, Kai
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Bajoran religious figure from the 22nd century whose ship was almost swallowed by the heavens near the Denorios Belt. Taluno's story, plus other sightings, helped locate the Bajoran wormwhole in 2369.

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thoron field
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Energy field that Deep Space Nine can produce to block outside sensor scans.

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Trill
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The formal name of the Trills' home world, only 37 hours from Deep Space Nine aboard the Defiant. One site of renown is the Hoobishan Baths. At least part of the government, organized in ministries, resides...

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Trunkhead Aliens
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Planet: unspecified. Commonly seen in Federation faciliities such as DS9. A dull brown-skinned race with pointed upswept ears and a long, trunk-like, fleshy protrusion from the back of the skull with a...

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warship, Cardassian
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Wormhole, Bajoran
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Prophesied and known reverently by the adjacent Bajorans as the 10,000-year-old Celestial Temple of the Prophets they worship, the first known stable wormhole on record was discovered on stardate 46392...

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Wormhole Aliens
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Origin: The Bajoran wormhole. Non-corporeal, non-linear telepathic race who built the wormhole adjoining Bajor some 10,000 years ago and worshiped by the natives there as "The Prophets" because of it and...

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Yamaguchi, U.S.S.
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A Federation starship that was among the destroyed ships in the Battle of Wolf 359 with the Borg.

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Yangtzee Kiang, U.S.S.
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One of DS9's three original Runabout-class vessels, dropped off by the Enterprise-D. Major Kira used it to mount Commander Sisko's rescue operation. Joining Kira were Science Officer Dax, Security Chief...

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46392
aubergine stew
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A creole dish native to Earth's Louisiana region, specifically New Orleans. Having learned the dish from his restaurateur father Joseph, Benjamin Sisko offered to cook this stew for his wife-to-be Jennifer...

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Emissary, Part II
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On a distant outpost at the edge of the final frontier, an untested crew embarks on an unprecedented journey. For six days during Stardate 43997, Captain Jean-Luc Picard of the Starship Enterprise was...

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energy distribution net
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Generic nomenclature for the Cardassian shipboard equivalent of Starfleet's electro-plasma system: the shipwide power system.

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rations, emergency
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Emergency food packets to be consumed when food replicators are off-line. Personnel aboard DS9 just after the Cardassian withdrawal had to eat emergency rations.

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46401
Aldara
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Cardassian warship which gave chase to Bajoran extremist Tahna Los after he stole an antimatter converter in an attempt to blow up the Bajoran wormhole in 2369.

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Bajor (star)
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A star with 14 planets whose appellation is commonly used for its largest and most populated world. The system has recently become independent again after decades of Cardassian occupation. It takes an...

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Bajor VIII
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Eighth planet in the Bajoran star system with six colonies containing several thousand Bajoran settlers. Its proper name is Andros and it has at least two moons. Terrorist Tahna Los, after picking up the...

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Bajoran scout ship
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Tahna's small ship destroyed by Gul Dunar's warship was blocky in shape with pods that glowed amber in its grids.

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communicator, Bajoran
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The Bajoran symbol on a pin, as worn by Kira and Odo, is also used as a communicator in the style of the Starfleet version but is worn on the right breast rather than the left.

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Danar, Gul
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Commander of the Cardassian warship Aldara. In 2369 Gul Danar contacted Commander Sisko of Deep Space 9 to demand the return of Bajoran terrorist Tahna Los, who had been granted asylum aboard the station.

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Garak, Elim
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A smooth-talking, self-professed "plain and simple tailor" was DS9's lone Cardassian resident, exiled there upon Starfleet's arrival and eventually confirmed after much circumlocution as a former Obsidian...

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Joranian ostrich
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Planet: name unspecified. An alien ornithic species with an extremely fearful disposition. Fear has developed notable evolutionary flaws in the species; if frightened, the Joranian ostrich is known to...

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Kraus IV
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Inhabited planet (pronounced "krowss") known for its silk lingerie -- even with replicators available -- which Garak stocks in his clothier store.

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Largo V
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Planet within trading range of Deep Space Nine. Destination planet of a load of perishable Tamen sasheer carried by Jaheel's warp freighter. It is distant enough from DS9 that the cargo will spoil if...

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Los, Tahna
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Bajoran freedom fighter; a contemporary of Kira Nerys. Tahna's faction, the Kohn-Ma, despised Federation aid as much as the Cardassian occupation. Tahna hoped destroying the wormhole would eliminate Bajor's...

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Past Prologue
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Dr. Bashir is excited to meet Garak, the last Cardassian aboard Deep Space Nine and a rumored spy. He rushes to tell the rest of the crew, but they are busy rescuing a Bajoran, Tahna Los, whose ship has...

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Rollman, Admiral
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Starfleet officer. In 2369, Major Kira Nerys contacted Admiral Rollman from Deep Space Nine to express her resentment over Commander Sisko's reluctance to grant political asylum to the Bajoran Kohn-Ma...

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scout ship, Bajoran
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Tarkalean tea
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Amber-brown beverage (pronounced "tar-KAY-lee-un").   Tarkalean tea is widely popular on DS9 and Bashir's favorite drink during his first year at the station. It is available at both Quark's and the...

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46410
alpha-currant nectar
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A bitter, red-colored beverage poured into a shot glass said to be priceless among the Gamma Quadrant Wadis. After taking a taste after the Wadi Falow extolled its value, Quark didn't think much of its...

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Andolian Brandy
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A beverage of questionable value. Trying to weasel out of being caught running a rigged dabo table during the Wadis' visit, Quark offered to throw in a case of this beverage for their return flight home. The...

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Chandra
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A little girl who was part of the Wadi game of Chula. Chandra sang a song and played hopscotch on Wadi symbols built into the floor of the game's maze. A player could only move to the next level by imitating...

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Falow
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Head of the Wadi delegation that arrived at Deep Space 9 in 2369, the first formal contact between the Alpha and Gamma Quadrants. Bearing the title Master Surchid, Falow led the patrons of Quark's bar...

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klon peags
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Wadi instruments resembling chopsticks that was prized in Wadi culture and have a variety of uses. In 2369, Falow proposed a stake of klon peags in a wager with Quark, but Quark declined to accept them...

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lokar beans
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A Ferengi vegetable Quark includes on his bar menu as a snack or appetizer. Sisko ate them for six hours before giving up on further diplomatic opportunites during the Wadi dabo marathon.

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McCoullough, Captain
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Officer who revised Starfleet's first contact protocol. In 2369, Sisko wished that McCoullough was on Deep Space 9 to supervise first contact with the gambling Wadi.

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Move Along Home
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Commander Sisko, in dress uniform, prepares to receive the first formal alien delegation from the Gamma Quadrant — a group from a newly discovered species known as the Wadi. Sisko, Kira, Dax, and Bashir...

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Wadi
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Origin: Gamma Quadrant Space-faring and game-loving humanoid race (pronounced "WAH-dee") from an unspecified planet whose people are the first formally known to be contacted from the Alpha-Beta quadrants,...

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Wadi ship
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This flat, wedge-shaped ship brought the first formal contact from within the Gamma Quadrant to Deep Space Nine. The ship was warp-capable and durable enough to survive the wormhole in good shape, yet...

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46421
Altonian brain teaser
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A holographic puzzle which Dax has been attempting to solve for over 440 years.

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azna
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A health food. Jadzia Dax has long sworn by the benefits of azna, dating back to at least when Curzon was the Dax host. Jadzia preferred azna prepared steamed, claiming it lenghthened a lifespan.

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Bajoran transport ship
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Bajoran transport ships make routine stops at Deep Space Nine, possibly as often as daily. They carry Bajoran civilians, government officials, Vedeks, and even the Kai, occasionally. For Jake Sisko and...

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bioregenerative field
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In biomedical applications, a radiated energy used to accelerate cellular growth -- especially useful to accelerate the growth of a cloned individual. This technique was employed by Dr. Julian Bashir on...

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electrophoretic analysis
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Standard medical analysis to test cellular components. On station Deep Space Nine, such an analysis was run by Dr. Bashir on a group of unknown cells found in Ibudan's quarters in an effort to help determine...

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Garanian Bolites
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Extremely small creatures which act as irritants when they come into contact with humanoid skin, as two unsuspecting Bajorans learned due to a trick played on them by Jake and Nog in 2369.

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Ibudan
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Humanoid racketeer in medical supplies, and murderer, who arrived at Deep Space 9 in 2369, seeking vengeance against Odo for having sent him to jail years earlier.

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Korris I
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A world whose very dry estate-bottled champagne is located by Quark for Bashir during one of his early attempts to romance Dax.

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Lauriento massage holoprogram #101-A
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Holosuite program available at Quark's bar on space station Deep Space Nine. This program provides the customer with a body massage by a humanoid woman with webbed hands. On stardate 46421.5 the clone...

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Man Alone, A
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The adjustment period aboard Deep Space Nine continues as transplants from across the galaxy attempt to come to terms with their new life and each other. O'Brien's wife Keiko misses the U.S.S Enterprise...

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Ruji
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Otherwise unspecified world that hosts a steeplechase race once attended by Curzon Dax and Commander Sisko when the junior officer was no older than 27. The two also got involved with two seven-foot Ruji...

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survey ship
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A United Federation of Planets survey ship, apparently civilian, is only one of two ships to have left Deep Space Nine in the hours after Ibudan was found murdered, on stardate 46421.5, just a few days...

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transport ship, Bajoran
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Zayra
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Bajoran manager of the Transit Aid center on Deep Space Nine. In 2369, Zayra fomented anti-Odo hysteria when it seemed as though Odo had murdered another Bajoran on the station.

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46423
Access Tunnel
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Maintenance corridors on Deep Space Nine which allow station personnel access to vital circuitry and other utilities. In 2369, a Bajoran resistance device hidden in a tunnel leading to food replicator...

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