Cardassia and Andor (Worlds of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, by Una McCormack Heather Jarman

By Una McCormack Heather Jarman

Inside of each federation and each empire, at the back of each hero and each villain, there are the worlds that outline them. within the aftermath of harmony and within the bold culture of Spock's international, the ultimate mirrored image, and A sew in Time, the civilizations so much heavily tied to megastar Trek: Deep area 9 can now be skilled as by no means stories either sweeping and intimate, reflective and prophetic, eerily standard and completely alien. CARDASSIA: The final international ravaged through the kingdom struggle can be the final on which Miles O'Brien ever imagined development a lifestyles. As he joins within the reconstruction of Cardassia's infrastructure, his spouse Keiko spearheads the planet's tricky agricultural renewal. yet Cardassia's fight to remake itself -- from the fledgling democracy subsidized by way of Elim Garak to the people's rediscovery in their personal religious prior -- isn't with out competition, because the outdoor efforts to aid rebuild its civilization come lower than assault by means of those that reject any alien effect. ANDOR: at the eve of a superb social gathering in their historic previous, the bizarre and mysterious Andorians, a species with 4 sexes, needs to come to a decision simply how a lot they're prepared to sacrifice so as to make sure their survival. organic necessity clashes with own ethics; cultural legal responsibility vies with love -- and Ensign Thirishar ch'Thane returns domestic to the planet he forswore, to stand not just the results of his offerings, yet a clandestine plan to change the very nature of his type.

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Don’t worry,” she murmured to him. ” The woman was practically within earshot now. They’d have to leave the rest of this conversation for later. Tomorrow, Keiko thought. We’ll talk about this tomorrow. I don’t need anything else on my plate today, although given Tela’s expression, I’m afraid that’s going to turn out to be wishful thinking…. Tela looked at Feric first. “Dr. ” She acknowledged him with a precisely measured tilt of the head. Just enough respect, but not too much of it. Cardassians, Keiko thought, were so precise with their courtesy it was as if they were wielding just another weapon.

We ended up hiding behind the rocks and playing soldiers—” He came to a sudden halt. Keiko glanced away from the mountains and back at him. He was looking across the square and frowning. When she turned to look she understood why it was he had stopped. Crossing the square was a tall Cardassian woman, moving with grace and purpose toward them. Feric straightened himself up and tensed, folding his arms behind his back—almost, Keiko thought, as if he was preparing for battle. “Don’t worry,” she murmured to him.

That’s what the Way is about, Keiko; about how everything connects—across time, across place. ” He twisted the little rock expertly, and its edges caught sharply in the white sunlight. “And that’s what the work we’re doing here is about too, isn’t it? What we want Cardassia to be. What we as Cardassians want to be. If we’re brave enough to change our land and so change ourselves with it—or if we just want to keep on fighting it, and fighting each other, and anyone else unlucky enough to find themselves in our path.

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