For other uses, see Dogs of War.

The Dominion crushes Damar's resistance and fall back to Cardassian space to regroup and replenish their forces. Meanwhile, Grand Nagus Zek contacts Quark to tell him he is coming to Deep Space 9 to name him his successor and Bashir and Ezri begin a relationship.




Main characters
Recurring characters
Other characters
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GorisPatrick HenrySeltanRebecca Jae SiskoEnabran Tain


Alpha QuadrantCardassiaCardassia CityDeep Space 9Infirmaryoperations centerPromenadeQuark'sReplimatWardroom
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Atbar PrimeBajorBrazilFerenginarKelvas PrimeNagal ResidenceQuinor VIIRegulak IVRisaSimperiaTower of Commerce


Breen warshipUSS Defiant (Defiant-class) • Jem'Hadar fighter
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USS DefiantJem'Hadar battleship

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Bajoran MilitiaBreen ConfederacyCardassian GuardCardassian UnionDominionFerengi AllianceFoundersKlingon EmpireRomulan Star EmpireStarfleetUnited Federation of Planets
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Economic Congress of AdvisorsFederation CouncilObsidian OrderSection 31Starfleet Operations


admiralasteroidBattle of CardassiaBlessed ExchequercaptainChief of Starfleet Operationscommand codecommanderdabodabo girldedication plaquedefense perimeterdisruptorDivine TreasuryDominion Warenergy dampening weaponFerengi Rules of AcquisitionFirstgenocideGrand NagusGrand Nagus' staffGreat Material ContinuumgullatinumlegateliquidatorLCARSmoogiemorphogenic virusorbital traffic controlPADDshield generatorthottransportertricorderturboliftviewscreenvirtual display devicewaste extraction


Related StoriesEdit

  • The prologue of the Prophecy and Change short story "Face Value" features Kira, Garak and Damar's arrival at Cardassia in this episode. The main story begins a week later.

External linksEdit


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What You Leave Behind
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Extreme Measures
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What You Leave Behind
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Chapters 19-37
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