Star Trek: Deep Space NineStardate not given: O’Brien and Keiko depart in a runabout to enjoy some vacation time alone, but their plans are cut short when a Cardassian ship intercepts the runabout, sends a boarding party, and takes custody of O’Brien, sending Keiko back to the station. On Cardassia Prime, O’Brien is jailed and assigned a lawyer, even though he has already been charged, convicted and sentenced to execution. Cardassian law allows the spouse and counsel to attend the trial, and Odo, with his background in law enforcement under the Cardassian reign over Bajor, volunteers to be O’Brien’s counsel. Both are frustrated when no one will clarify what crime O’Brien is being accused of, and the Cardassian system of justice promises a speedy trial…

Order the DVDsDownload this episode via Amazonwritten by Bill Dial
directed by Avery Brooks
music by Jay Chattaway

Guest Cast: Rosalind Chao (Keiko), Caroline Lagerfelt (Mokbar), Fritz Weaver (Conservator Kovat), John Beck (Boone), Richard Poe (Gul Evek), Julian Christopher (Clerk), Majel Barrett (Computer Voice)

LogBook entry by Earl Green