Emissaries of Profit Ep. 7 Move Along Home

Deep Space Nine in all its glory.

Q:What kind of a game do space-time folding beings from the gamma quadrant play?

A: Hasbro’s Sorry!

Join us as we talk casinos and garment production in our deep dive of Move Along Home S:1 Ep:10 of Deep Space 9.

Emissaries of Profits – Dax and The Passenger

The cast of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

The nature of Trill symbiosis is explored when a Klaestron commando legal team tries to kidnap Jadzia Dax for alleged treason committed by Curzon, the prior Dax host. 

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The master Kobliad criminal-scientist Rao Vantika is presumed dead after an inmate transport fire, but his wily pursuer Ty Kajada is not so sure. 

Emissaries of Profits – Q Less

The cast of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

We’re talking about episode six of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Shadier elements of the alpha quadrant speculate about the value of gamma quadrant artifacts, Quark holds an auction, and a space manta ray goes home. The station is also almost destroyed.

This is Androids and Assets, the podcast that discusses the political and economic assumptions in science fiction and fantasy and how they shape the world in which we live.

Errata

We were wrong about Clueless. The movie aired in 1995, the show started in 1996. There is no connection between the title of this episode and the very popular movie and TV show. We are very sorry for this error.

The wildlife painter Marshall was trying to remember is Robert Bateman.

Emissaries of Profits – Babel & Captive Pursuit

An aphasia-like virus planted in DS9’s food replicator system by the Bajoran underground against their onetime oppressors lies dormant until being activated during refurbishment.

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The first two species to visit through the wormhole are hardly ceremonial: one, described only as “Tosk,” is being hunted in a formal, ritualized sport that both he and his pursuers enjoy.

Emissaries of Profits – Past Prologue

Kira has barely gotten to know her new DS9 colleagues or settled in as a “legitimate” officer of post-occupation Bajor when she has to confront an old fellow freedom-fighter who can’t give up the fight — and the infamous Duras sisters from TNG are a surprise part of his plans.

Emissaries of Profits – Season 1 Episode 1 – Emissary

Emissaries of Profits! A bi-weekly review of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. We discuss the first episode “Emissary”. We’re seeing themes of colonialism, echoes of the cold war, and the USA in space. This is gonna be fun.