#DS91sttime: Season 3, Episode 14, “Heart of Stone”

May 6, 2013 in #DS91sttime, General Topics, Other Stuff

Odo's dilemma, Season 3, Ep 14: "Heart of Stone"

Odo’s dilemma, Season 3, Ep 14: “Heart of Stone”

When in doubt, and crafting a Trek episode, give the sets group a call and tell them you’re dragging out the cave system again. No other location, except perhaps Californian woodland, has seen so much screen time as an off-world locale in this franchise’s history.

Odo and Kira, returning from another one of those conferences we always hear about but never see, run afoul of a marauding Maquis, and pursue him to planet Sensor Disruption IV. On-world, they commit the AD&D faux pas of splitting the party, and the entire situation falls apart as Kira gets her foot trapped in a crystal. Said crystal is growing.
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#DS91sttime: Season 3, Episode 13, “Life Support”

May 1, 2013 in #DS91sttime, General Topics

Twitter hastag: #DS91sttimeAs I’ve said before, Deep Space Nine does a great job with its villains, making them so much more than one-dimensional. The way this show employs its baddies is a credit to the writing. When it comes to other supporting characters, though, it’s sometimes a mixed bag.

“Life Support” displays both of these tendencies. Here, in Season 3, the writers are doing some housecleaning, and unfortunately it looks like poor Vedek Bareil is going to get the axe. The cause? Supposedly, a nasty accident up in the docking ring that severely wounds him on the eve of key negotiations with the Cardassians.
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