Sisko launches the Federation/Klingon/Romulan attack against the Dominion on Cardassia. Kira, Damar and Garak destroy a power supply on Cardassia as the Cardassian population rises against the Dominion. Kai Winn asks Gul Dukat to join her in releasing the Pah-wraiths from the Fire Caves. Bashir and Ezri spend the night together on the eve of the war. The Founder Leader orders the execution of Damar, Garak and Kira after Jem'Hadar forces capture them; however, Cardassian forces free them. Meanwhile, on Bajor, Kai Winn recites from the Kosst Amojan in an attempt to release the Pah-wraiths.moreless
The Dominion War is entering its final stages, with many surprises. Meanwhile, in the Fire Caves, Kai Winn and Dukat continue their efforts to release the Pah-wraiths. Can they and the Dominion be stopped? Things look grim for the Federation and the crew of Deep Space Nine.moreless
Sisko takes command of a new ship named in honor of the Defiant, while Kira, Garak and Damar barely survive a Dominion ambush on Cardassia Prime. Bashir and Ezri reveal their attractions for one another over coffee. Quark is appointed Zek's successor, and he is determined to overthrow new democratic changes that have just been implemented into Ferengi society. Garak, Damar and Kira successfully plant a bomb in Dominion barracks on Cardassia. In a shock turn of events, Zek appoints Rom as the new Grand Nagus of Ferenginar, despite Quark's earlier announcement.moreless
Stardate: Unknown Worf attempts to win a battle by destroying a Dominion shipyard to guarantee Jadzia's spirit a place in Sto-vo-kor, the Klingon afterlife. Ezri wishes to join Ben, Joseph and Jake Sisko on their hunt for the Bajoran Orb of the Emissary. After discovering the Orb, and opening the case, the Wormhole is re-opened and the Orbs are reactivated. Sisko learns that a Prophet, to ensure his birth and guarantee his destiny, possessed his mother. Kira must find a way of preventing the Romulans from building weapons on the Bajoran moon where they claim they are building a hospital.moreless
Odo struggles with his choices between his friends and the Link. Sisko faces a suicide mission in order to reclaim Deep Space Nine. Rom is ordered to be executed. Kira and Damar come to blows over Ziyal and Gul Dukat.
Sisko is promoted, and Dax is placed in command of the Defiant. She must disable a Dominion sensor array that has been monitoring all traffic within five sectors. Meanwhile, on Deep Space Nine, now named Terok Nor, Kira must find a way of preventing the minefield from being destroyed. Odo's loyalties are questioned when he physically joins with the Founder Leader.
Several months after Deep Space Nine was handed over to the Dominion, the Federation is losing the war. Being relieved of command of the Defiant, Sisko is placed in command of the salvaged Jem'Hadar warship they discovered several months earlier, and must destroy the main Ketracel-White production facility in the Alpha Quadrant. The mission is a success, but it leaves the ship without warp engines and stranded 17 years from the nearest Federation Starbase.
A killed Navy officer working at a destroyer's new defensive system is investigated by Harm with help from Lt. Pike and Cdr. Brockman. Later on, during the testing of this system a malfunction occurs and the system takes over the ship. Without any chance to navigate it, the ship drifts directly to North Korea where the North Korean Navy is already awaiting them. Meg, who came in later, tries with other technicians to break the locking to regain control over the sabotaged system. Locations: Okinawa, Japan; Japanese Seamoreless
Steve pesters Carl when they share a hospital room.