Emissaries of Profits – In the Hands of the Prophets

The cast of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

At long last we come to the end of season 1 of Deep Space Nine. Kick back and enjoy a detailed analysis of Episode 19, In the Hands of the Prophets. We look at contemporary controversies surrrounding religion and education in 1993, as well as religious politics in the Bajorian military.

Our next episode will be a heartfelt send off for season one.

Emissaries of Profits – Duet with Barry of Politreks

Deep Space Nine in all its glory.

Androids and Assets teams up with Barry DeFord of Politreks to discuss the political roller coaster that is Season 1 Episode 18 Duet .

Kira investigates a notorious, or maybe not notorious, war criminal guilty of perpetrating, or perhaps assisting with, war crimes during the Cardassian occupation of Bajor.

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Emissaries of Profits – The Forsaken and Dramatis Personae

Deep Space Nine in all its glory.

In this episode the Androids and Assets boys watch the DS9 crew muddle through awkward situations with the opposite sex and a strange mental contagion. We talk about the unmitigated humanitarian disaster that is the war in Yemen and Canada’s sinister role. 

Errata

Stephen misspoke and called Sana’a the capital of Yemen, it is the capital of North Yemen. The current capital of federated Yemen is Aden.

Emissaries of Profits – Progress

The cast of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

In this weeks episode the androids and assets team revisits Deep Space Nine Se. 1 Ep. 14 Progress, in which Kira find herself on the “other side” and Nog cuts his teeth in the Yamok Sauce biz. Politics and comerce abound, so buckel up for a wild ride.

Emissaries of Profits – The Storyteller

The cast of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

Commander Sisko “negotiates” a disupte between rival Bajoran nations and Chief O’Brien is reluctantly adopted as spiritual leader by a Bajoran village that annually follows the “Storyteller” to fight a demon of the town’s collective fears.

Emissaries of Profits – Vortex and Battle Lines

The cast of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

Vortex

Odo gets seduced by one of Quark’s criminal conspirators and helps them to escape an unjust fate.

Battle Lines

Kai Opaka is killed when a runabout carrying Sisko, Kira, and Bashir crashes on a penal moon. The prisoners are forced to fight a never ending war propped up by nanite resurrection technology.

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.