An elderly Jake Sisko tells a visiting young woman to his home in New Orleans about how he lost his father and why he stopped writing.


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RomJennifer SiskoJoseph Sisko


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BajorFrench QuarterSisko's Creole Kitchen


Antares-class freighter • Danube-class runaboutUSS Defiant (Defiant-class) • Janitza-class starship • USS Leeds (Nebula-class)

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The Way of the Warrior
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