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ramscoop
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Also known as a Bussard collector. A ramscoop uses magnetic fields to collect hydrogen from interstellar for fuel. Chief O'Brien compared ramscoops to the arva nodes in Tosk's ship damaged in...

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Sarda, Miss
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Dabo girl whose contract at Quark's contained a clause regarding sexual favors and the bar's proprietor. Sisko later dismissed this clause and said it could be ignored.

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security sensor
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Sensors protecting the airlocks and entrances to interior areas of Deep Space Nine. The sensors can detect weapons and sound an alarm.

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Tosk
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Origin: Gamma Quadrant A reptilian race, bred by unspecified eugenicists to enjoy being hunted and provide as exciting and interesting a chase as possible. They live only to outwit their Hunters...

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Tosk
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First lifeform from the Gamma Quadrant to appear on Deep Space 9. Tosk was a trained target for Hunters from his world. Miles O'Brien offered Tosk shelter, but Tosk chose to fulfill his duty.

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Tosk's ship
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Small one-person craft with origins in the Gamma Quadrant; Chief O'Brien was able to discern it had been hit at a 45-degree angle to the hull, slicing through two propulsion systems: its Coladium...

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Vulcans
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Planet: Vulcan A humanoid race, with copper-based blood, slightly green-tinted complexion and notably pointed ears, they are responsible in a large part for the founding of the Federation. Over...

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Brax
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Gamma Quadrant planet, perhaps named directly after its star, where the unfriendly natives called Q the "God of Lies."

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couscous
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A dish native to the North African region of Earth. Couscous (pronounced "KUSS-kuss") is a crushed grain that is steamed and normally served with vegetables or meat. This item is on Quark's menu...

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EPI capacitor
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Door mechanism on Starfleet runabouts that can open a door by bypassing the actuation servos.

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Epsilon Hydra
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A star — actually a four-star primary — with at least seven planets, with Epsilon Hydra VII apparently Class-M and inhabited. It lies only about 140 light-years from Earth.

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Epsilon Hydra VII
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An inhabited planet with an advanced culture. Whether it has a planet-wide government or several, at least one is a monarchy whose Royal Museum has barred Vash.

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Erabus Prime
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Gamma Quadrant home world (pronounced "AIR-uh-bus") of a tiny insect that caused Vash's hair to fall out in clumps, with only Q to reverse the effect. Since she was there looking for relics, it...

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Errikang
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A star in the Gamma Quadrant with at least seven planets, with at least the last one inhabited where Q nearly caused the death of relic-stealing Vash.

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Errikang VII
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Inhabited planet (pronounced "AIR-ih-kang") in the Gamma Quadrant where Q nearly got Vash killed -- according to her; she was no doubt there plundering stolen artifacts.

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graviton
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Elementary particle of matter that transmits gravitational energy.

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Hoek
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A star (pronounced "HOE-ik") located within the Lantar nebula with at least four planets .

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Hoek IV
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A world in the Lantar nebula, currently populated or formerly inhabited by ancients. Its Sampalo relic is of interest -- one of the sights Q tries to tempt Vash with in rejoining him.

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Klingon scout ship
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An otherwise undescribed ship and its crew who had kept Odo on guard leaves DS9 without incident just as Q appears. It was small enough to moor at Docking Bay 11.

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Kolos
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An associate of Quark's, Kolos attended an auction of Gamma Quadrant objet d'art collected by Vash. Kolos paid 36 bars of gold-pressed latinum for a statue, and bid 3,000 bars for another item.

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Lantar nebula
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A nebula (pronounced "lun-TARR") which includes the star Hoek. The Sampolo relic is of interest on its fourth planet -- one of the sights Q tries to tempt Vash with in rejoining him.

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MK-12 scanner
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A security device used for identify verification. The array office on the Promenade of Deep Space Nine uses such a scanner to verify the identify of individuals storing valuables there. While on...

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Mulzirak
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Unspecified planet or culture (pronounced "MUL-zih-reck") that is home to the transport ship Vash had planned to leave Deep Space Nine on.

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Mulzirak transport
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Ship that archeologist Vash had initially booked passage on to leave DS9 a day after her arrival — until Q and Commander Sisko caught up with her record on stardate 46531.2.

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Mundahla
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A world (pronounced "moon-DOLL-uh"), possibly named after its own star in the Tellaris Cluster, whose natives or wildlife include the "star dancers" -- a feature known to Q and Vash.

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Myrmidon
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An inhabited planet (pronounced "MEER-muh-dun") where Vash is wanted dead or alive for stealing the crown of the First Mother. It is not detailed whether the monarchy involved is worldwide or one...

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Obscure, Rul the
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Member of a species whose custom dictates that they keeps their heads covered. At an auction on DS9 in 2369, Rul purchased a gold necklace obtained by Vash while in the Gamma Quadrant.

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Pauley, Ensign
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Starfleet worker on DS9 in 2369. Returning from the Gamma Quadrant drained his runabout, the U.S.S. Ganges, of power and oxygen. Dr. Bashir escorted Pauley to the infirmary.

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Promethean quartz
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An internally naturally glowing mineral that has a high commercial value. Vash, an archaeologist and entrepreneur, while in the Gamma Quadrant, stumbled upon a geode resembling a Promethean...

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Q-Less
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Returning from a mission to the Gamma Quadrant on the other side of the wormhole, Lieutenant Dax and an ensign are trapped in their Runabout. While O'Brien works to free them, Dr. Bashir sees...

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Rokain
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Presumably the Beta Quadrant namesake home star to the Rokain civilization, in the neighborhood of Tartarus.

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Stol
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Quark's cousin. Stol gave Vash 105 bars of gold-pressed latinum for a Gamma Quadrant artifact in 2369. In 2371 Quark's mother claimed to be writing Stol but was conducting business.

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Tartaras
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A star with at least five planets, presumably a Beta Quadrant native and a neighbor to the Rokain civilization of which it was once a part.

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Tartaras V
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World (pronounced "tuh-TAIR-us") that was home to one of the ancient, buried provincial capitals of the multi-system Rokain civilization.

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Teleris
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A collection of Gamma Quadrant stars (pronounced "tell-AIR-us"), which includes the planet Mundahla -- one of the sights Q tried to tempt Vash with in rejoining him in 2369.

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tritium
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A slightly radioactive hydrogen isotope with an atomic weight of 3, hazardous if in high concentrations. Tritium gas was used on Deep Space Nine in 2369 to track particle flow back to a dangerous...

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Vadris III
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A planet (pronounced "VAY-driss") whose inhabitants assume that they are the only intelligent species in the universe. This planet is one of the sights Q tried to tempt Vash with in rejoining him.

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Verath
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Gamma Quadrant star whose system, relieved of at least one artifact by Vash, gave rise to a same-named civilization on one or more of its planets that peaked some 30,000 years ago.

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Verathans
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Origin: the Gamma Quadrant. A humanoid race (pronounced "vuh-RATH-uns") whose civilization reached its height 30,000 years ago, spanning over two dozen systems interconnected with a highly...

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Woo, Professor
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Daystrom Institute scientist eager to overlook Vash's past transgressions in exchange for a first-hand report on the Gamma Quadrant.

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Yridians
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Planet: name unspecified. This wrinkly-skinned alien species famed as information merchants was known to the Vulcans before humans, at least in the altered but impermanent future during Archer's...

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alpha-wave inducer
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A substance which relaxes a patient by easing the introduction of alpha waves into the brain. Doctor Bashir warned Kajada that it is only meant for occasional use.

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antigrav
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Anti-gravity repeller technology used in hand-held grips or pallets to allow handling of overly massive cargo, and in medical rehabilitation therapy. Two antigravs were attached to Nomad to move...

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DNA reference scan
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Medical procedure to test and confirm the identity of an individual by matching DNA patterns with those on file. Kajada, a Kobliad security officer, requested Doctor Julian Bashir perform a DNA...

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Durg
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Mercenary underling of Kobilad criminal and deuridium-thief, Rao Vantika. Vantika was dissatisfied with Durg's performance, and eventually murdered him.

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energy containment cell
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Mechanism that can store neural patterns of an individual. One such cell was used in 2369 to hold the consciousness of Rao Vantika.

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Glessene
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Star with a system known well enough to be the namesake of a sector.

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Kajada, Ty
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Kobliad security official who pursued Rao Vantika for two decades before capturing him. A spacecraft accident landed them at Deep Space 9, where Kajada eventually destroyed Vantika's consciousness...

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Kobliad
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Origin: unspecified planet near the Bajoran system. Dying humanoid space-faring culture near the Bajoran system (pronounced "KOH-blee-add") who use Federation-supplied deuridium to stabilize their...

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microscopic generator
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Apparatus used by Rao Vantika to transfer his mind into Dr. Bashir in 2369.

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Norkova
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A warp-capable freighter, the Norkova had a 15-member crew. It also carried the first load of deuridium back from the Gamma Quadrant, to Deep Space Nine. As the target of mercenaries hired and...

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parasitic infection
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Otherwise undescribed disease which approximated death in a patient -- possibly a Bajoran if Doctor Bashir's off-station medical mission is short-ranged -- and even fooled a tricorder until Doctor...

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Passenger
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Traveling in a runabout, Kira and Bashir pick up a distress signal from a disabled Kobliad ship. They beam over to discover an injured Kobliad woman named Ty Kajada, a security officer. Her...

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Primmin, Lieutenant George
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Starfleet security officer on Deep Space Nine. Primmin began his career as security officer in 2363.

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Raktajino
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Klingon coffee. Starfleet officers such as Tom Paris and Benjamin Sisko are known to be fond of raktajino. It is especially popular on Deep Space Nine.

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retinal imaging scan
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Medical examination enabling the physician to verify the presence or absence of visual cortex activity.

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Reyab
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Kobliad transport ship, apparently requiring only a pilot and small enough to be towed by a Runabout, whose distress call by security officer Ty Kajada was answered by the runabout Rio Grande...

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Rigel VII
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A double planet amid the well-populated Rigel system whose primary planet's culture has reached the computer era in only the last century since it was home to a medieval people in just the...

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subspace shunt
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Security lockout bypass device used by Kobliad criminal Rao Vantika. With it, he gained control of various computer systems.

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Vantika, Rao
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A criminal scientist from the Alpha Quadrant planet Kobliad who successfully evaded the Koblian authorities for two decades. He had been procuring life-prolonging substances when captured on Deep...

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46649
Andorian freighter
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An Andorian cargo ship which was scheduled to dock at Deep Space Nine for a maintenance check in 2369. This ship was carrying new anti-gravity tractors and was of interest to Jake Sisko and Nog.

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argine
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An explosive mounted in a Ferengi locator bomb that was targeted at then-Grand Nagus Quark in 2369.

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Balosnee IV
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A vacation planet (pronounced "BOWEL-us-nee") where the soothing harmonies of the tides can cause stimulating hallucinations. The world was one of Zek's two choices for his first vacation in...

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Barbo
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Quark's cousin who was imprisoned for selling defective warp drives to the Tarahong government. Quark was also involved in the scam, but he betrayed Barbo to the Tarahong authorities and kept all...

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blood fleas
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When flaked, these insects form part of a Ferengi delicacy. Both Rom and Zek enjoyed them, while a worried Quark was unable to eat.

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Clarus
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Star. Its system is home to one or more sites of the profitable Arcybite mining refineries taken over by the Ferengi Nava shortly before Zek's Gamma Quadrant conference of 2369.

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Dolbargi
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A culture capable of a self-induced death-simulation technique that is teachable to and usable by others, including Hupyrians and Ferengi — as servant Maihar'du taught Grand Nagus Zek.

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Gral
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During Quark's brief time as Grand Nagus in 2369, Gral, a Ferengi businessman, threatened Quark's life if he did not show him favor.

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Hoex
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Ferengi entrepreneur who attended a high-level Ferengi business conference on Deep Space 9 organized by Grand Nagus Zek in 2369. Turot could not be seated next to Hoex because Hoex had acquired...

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Hupyrians
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Planet: name unspecified. A tall, facially-wrinkled, white-skinned, mute, humanoid species, many members of whom can be found working for important Ferengi officials because the Hupyrians have a...

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Krax
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Grand Nagus Zek's son. Zek tested Krax's character by appearing to die in 2369 after naming Quark the next Grand Nagus. Krax passed.

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locator bomb
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Advanced weapon mounted with a sorium argine explosive that could seek out and track a target using sensors capable of detecting the pheromones of the targeted individual. In 2369, Rom and Krax...

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Maihar'du
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An intimidating Hupyrian male employed by Grand Nagus Zek as a personal servant. He is completely devoted to Zek, who is the only person to whom Maihar'du will speak.

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Nava
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Ferengi businessman. In 2369 his brilliant acquisition of the Arcybite mining refineries in the Clarus System earned him special mention at a meeting called by Grand Nagus Zek at Quark's bar.

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Sepulo
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Transport that was the third Ferengi ship within 18 hours to arrive with attendees for Grand Nagus Zek's conference on future business in the Gamma Quadrant; the first was likely Zek's ship...

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Stakoron II
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A populated Gamma Quadrant world (pronounced "stuh-CORE-un"). This planet was supposedly in negotiations with Grand Nagus Zek in 2369 regarding its deposits of mizainite (or miszinite) ore....

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Tarahong
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Planet (pronounced "tair-uh-HAWG") whose government once unwittingly bought two defective warp drives from Quark and his cousin Barbo. Planet also contains a noted detention center.

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Tarahongians
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Planet: name unspecified. A people (pronounced "tair-uh-HONG-ee-uns") who are naturally gullible — at least according to Quark, who shrugs off Grand Nagus Zek's praise at selling their...

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The Nagus
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It's business as usual for Quark at his bar, until he is approached by a Ferengi named Krax, who presents his father, Grand Nagus Zek, the elderly, shrewd, revered leader of the Ferengi business...

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Volchok Prime
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A planet, otherwise unspecified but likely a trading center, where the controlling interest in its cargo ports is a lucrative business. The Ferengi Turot did have the controlling interest until...

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Zek, Grand Nagus
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The former Grand Nagus of the Ferengi Alliance was at least 100 years old, and had a mute Hupyrian servant, Maihar'du, constantly at his side. The epitome of all that his race holds dear, Zek was...

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Ah-Kel
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A Miradorn who had a symbiotic relationship with his twin Ro-Kel. When Ro-Kel was killed in 2369 during a robbery by Gamma Quadrant fugitive Croden, Ah-Kel's bond with his twin was severed, and he...

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Altora
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The home planet (pronounced "al-TOUR-uh") of a space-faring culture known to include merchants, some of whom operate in Deep Space Nine's vicinity.

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Altorans
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Origin: unknown. Rumored to be traders with the Miradorn species.

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asteroid, Changeling colony
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An asteroid of the Chamra Vortex nebula where Croden falsely claimed to have discovered a colony of shapeshifters, over a year before the true nature off the Founders was known.  

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Chamra Vortex
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An uncharted nebula in the Rakhari sector of the Gamma Quadrant where Croden claims to have found a Changeling colony and shapeshifting stone on one of its millions of asteroids; actually, it is...

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Chamra Vortex Asteroid
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One of millions of asteroids in the Chamra Vortex where Croden, while hiding out from his crimes, claims to have found a Changeling colony. The asteroid is actually where Croden hid his sole...

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Changeling colony
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To entice Constable Odo, Croden claimed shapeshifters lived on his native Rakhar centuries ago but, because they kept their natural form and wouldn't assimilate, they were persecuted and driven...

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Exarch
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Official from the Nehelik Province of planet Rakhar. In 2369, he demanded that the Rakhari fugitive Croden be extradited from Deep Space 9.

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Langour
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A pale pink beverage (pronounced "LANG-gore") that is highly prized, at least for ceremony. When meeting the twin Miradorns, Quark broke out his special flask, which he gently cradled during an...

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Miradorn
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Planet: name unspecified. A race (pronounced "MEER-a-dorn") in which all are twins who make up a single self as two halves of one being — a "quarrelsome people," according to Quark. Natives...

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Miradorn raider
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The common name attributed to a Miradorn Theta-class ship.

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Rakhar
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Populated Gamma Quadrant world with a humanoid people who know of the Bajoran wormhole but care less about Alpha Quadrant contact and traffic. The world is divided into provinces, with Nehelik on...

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Rakhari
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Planet: Rakhar, Gamma Quadrant. Humanoid race distinguished by heavy ridges down the nose and full heads of bushy hair. Aware and unafraid of space-farers, they cared little about outside contact...

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Rigelian freighter
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This freighter was from one of the many inhabited Rigel planets, which were already conducting business through the wormhole by the time Croden was returned to the Gamma Quadrant in 2369. The...

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Ro-Kel
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Miradorn male killed by Croden on Deep Space 9 following a business dispute with Quark. Ro-Kel's twin, Ah-Kel, became obsessed with killing Croden in revenge for his brother.

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T'Vran
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A Vulcan spacecraft that offered to assist the U.S.S. Ganges Runabout from Deep Space Nine following the destruction of a Miradorn vessel in the Chamra Nebula in 2369. It later quietly...

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toh-maire
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High explosive gas pockets found in the Chamra Nebula. In 2369, Odo escaped an attacking Miradorn ship by leading it through a toh-maire cloud, which ignited and destroyed the Miradorn vessel.

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Vanoben
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Planet: name unspecified. The otherwise nondescript home (pronounced "van-NOBB-un") of a transport ship raided only two light years from Deep Space Nine, when an artifact similar to one being...

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Vanoben transport
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Vessel from which a valuable, ornately carved sphere was stolen in 2369. An item looking very much like this artifact was subsequently brought to Deep Space Nine by the Miradorn twins Ah-Kel and...

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