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Investigating possible colony sites near the wormhole, Sisko and O’Brien investigate an uncharted human colony on an M-class planet… beaming down they become trapped by a duonetic field and the colony’s leader…

The Trekzone Review

Another example of the DS9 eps that my family use for their argument that the series is too slow… and they’re right in this case.

But, this is a very classic style episode, discussing the direction of humanity’s technological dependence… unfortunately it just didn’t get to the point and it wandered for 40 minutes trying to decide whether the dependence was a good thing or a bad thing.

Cast and Crew


Avery Brooks as Benjamin Sisko

Nana Visitor as Kira Neyrs

Terry Farrell as Jadzia Dax

Siddig El Fadil as Julian Bashir

Colm Meaney as Miles O’Brien

René Auberjonois as Odo

Armin Shimerman as Quark

Cirroc Lofton as Jake Sisko

Guest Cast

Julia Nickson

Steve Vinovich

Michael Buchman Silver

Erick Weiss

Gail Strickland

Teleplay By

Jeff King

Richard Manning

Hans Beimler

Story By

Jim Trombetta

James Crocker

Directed By

Corey Allen

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