Meditations on a Crimson Shadow is a piece of Cardassian literature by the writer Eleta Preloc. It takes place during a war between the Cardassian Union and the Klingons.
The Loo Wess region of Cardassia features heavily in the novel. (ST reference: Federation Travel Guide)
In 2370, Elim Garak gave Julian Bashir a copy of the novel. When Bashir asked Garak who wins the war, Garak replied "Who do you think?". (DS9 episode: "The Wire")