Fascination

Star Trek: Deep Space NineStardate not given: The annual Bajoran Gratitude Festival brings mixed feelings for all. Jake’s girlfriend has given him up to enroll at a science academy, O’Brien is nervous about Keiko’s first visit to the station in two months, Kira eagerly awaits Bareil’s arrival, and Odo is filled with utter dread when Lwaxana Troi boards the station just to visit him. O’Brien’s situation worsens by the minute when Keiko just wants to rest, and Odo simply can’t escape Lwaxana. And neither can anyone else. Thanks to a slight telepathic ailment being suffered by the Betazoid ambassador, her feelings for Odo are projected onto others, amplifying some subconscious attractions. Jake tries to woo Kira, who is busy wondering why Bareil has apparently left her for Dax, who’s hot on Sisko’s trail…

Order the DVDsDownload this episode via Amazonteleplay by Philip Lazebnik
story by Ira Steven Behr & James Crocker
directed by Avery Brooks
music by Dennis McCarthy

Guest Cast: Majel Barrett (Lwaxana Troi), Philip Anglim (Vedek Bareil), Rosalind Chao (Keiko), Hana Hatae (Molly)

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