Stardate not given: O’Brien accidentally triggers an automatic security program in one of the defunct ore processing plants. The pre-programmed subroutine was programmed by Gul Dukat to halt any uprising by the Bajoran slave workers years ago, but its countermeasures are still potent, ranging from force fields and bulkheads to deadly gas. When these obstacles are thwarted by the crew, “Dukat” has an ace up his sleeve: the station’s self destruct routine. Dax discovers that only Gul Dukat himself can abort this program. It just happens that Dukat has learned of the situation aboard the station and has decided to pay a visit so he can gloat over Kira. But when he tries to leave DS9 to its fate, he finds that his superiors predicted that Dukat would try to flee the situation, and he too is trapped on the doomed station.
written by Mike Krohn
directed by Reza Badiyi
music by Jay Chattaway
Guest Cast: Andrew Robinson (Garak), Marc Alaimo (Gul Dukat), Danny Goldring (Legate Kell)
LogBook entry by Earl Green