Stardate not given: Kira leaves for a Cardassian outpost to attend a conference, escorted by Gul Dukat, who, after bringing his half-Bajoran daughter Ziyal home, has been reduced to commanding a freighter. When they arrive at the outpost, they find it destroyed by a Klingon Bird of Prey, which ignores Dukat’s freighter. At Kira’s suggestion, Dukat adapts a disruptor from the outpost and goes after the Klingons. When he succeeds in capturing the Bird of Prey, Dukat has the choice of returning to his old position – or striking out as a freedom fighter against the Klingons.
teleplay by Hans Beimler
story by Tom Benko
directed by Jonathan West
music by Jay Chattaway
Guest Cast: Marc Alaimo (Gul Dukat), Cyia Batten (Tora Ziyal), Casey Biggs (Damar), John Kenton Shull (K’Temang)
LogBook entry by Tracy Hemenover