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"The Darkness and the Light" was the 109th episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the 11th episode of the show's fifth season, first aired during the week of 6 January 1997. The episode was written by Bryan Fuller and Ronald D. Moore and directed by Michael Vejar.

SummaryEdit

When the members of the Shakaar resistance cell are murdered, Kira Nerys risks her life to find the person behind the deaths.

ReferencesEdit

CharactersEdit

Julian Bashir (changeling)BrilgarJadzia DaxFurelJones (Lieutenant)Kira NerysLatha MabrinLupazaNogMiles O'BrienOdoSilaran PrinQuarkBenjamin SiskoTrentin FalaWorfDeep Space 9 personnel (Deep Space 9 residents)
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Buckner AdamRossi AprilCurry DanStipes DavidHoffmeister EdWilliams EddieHutzel GaryElkins JudyFernandes KristiLangmatz LauraMobaraKeiko O'BrienMolly O'BrienLefebvre PeterMorad PirakRamirez (Captain)

LocationsEdit

BajorBajoran templeCalashDeep Space 9Habitat ringInfirmaryOperations centerPromenadeQuark'sReplimatStation commander's officeWardroom
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Cardassia (Cardassia system) • Dahkur ProvinceDemilitarized ZoneHathonMusilla ProvinceStarbase 63Bernay Prime (Bernay system) • Faralos III (Faralos system) • Galloway sectorLauritson NebulaPosell VI (Posell system) • Regent Lipsett

Starships and vehiclesEdit

USS Defiant (Defiant-class escort) • USS Rio Grande (Danube-class runabout) • USS Leeds (Nebula-class explorer, in opening credits)

Races and culturesEdit

BajoranCardassianChangelingFerengiHumanKlingonTrill
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ProphetsRomulan

States and organizationsEdit

Bajoran MilitiaStarfleetUnited Federation of Planets
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Bajoran ResistanceShakaar resistance cellStarfleet Academy

Other referencesEdit

Bajoran earringberitiumblack marketDays of AtonementdiamideFerengi Rules of Acquisitiongulhologramhunter probeintegration matrixlatinummakara herbmerfadonOccupation of Bajorphase-divergent carrier wavepolaronplasma chargeremat detonatorreplicatorSaurian brandysinoraptorskimmersneezestarbaseStarfleet uniformStarfleet uniform (2373-2386)subspace antennatongotransportertricordervedek

AppendicesEdit

Related mediaEdit

  • ST reference: Encyclopedia
    • Information about this episode is presented consistently in the third and fourth volumes.

Video releasesEdit

BackgroundEdit

Notable cast and crewEdit

CaptainSisko

Captain Benjamin Sisko.

ImagesEdit

ConnectionsEdit

TimelineEdit

published order
Previous episode:
Rapture
DS9 episode produced Next episode:
The Begotten
Previous episode:
Rapture
DS9 episode aired Next episode:
The Begotten
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Rapture
Pocket Next Adventure:
Fair Trade


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