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.
Odo gets seduced by one of Quark’s criminal conspirators and helps them to escape an unjust fate.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A review of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season 1 Episode 2 – A Man Alone. Odo is immature and the Federation has a dearth of teachers.