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How DS9 Saved My Life During Hard Times

I’ve shared loads about how influential DS9 has been to me in my life. I’ve shared how it inspired me to become a writer, a feminist, and a deeply spiritual

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Writing the Teaser of “Hippocratic Oath”

The teaser of the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode “Hippocratic Oath” included opening scenes from both the A plot, with Bashir and O’Brien being captured by the Jem’Hadar, and

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My Experience Writing DS9’s “Hippocratic Oath”

It was the fourth time I had come in to Deep Space Nine to pitch stories. I had sent in a Next Generation script, which had opened the door for

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DS9: “Status Quo” summary

A summary of a story outline by Nick Corea, which became the basis for the DS9 episode “Hippocratic Oath” Due to some necessary repairs, space station DS9 was being manned

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How Deep Space Nine Inspired Me to Become a Writer

I was a Niner growing up, before the term “Niner” was even coined to describe a fan of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. The series profoundly shaped who I’d become

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Designing DS9’s Main Titles

Great title sequences are a symbiotic relationship between visuals and music. That’s what gives them emotional power. The title sequence for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, of which there were a

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“The Way of the Warrior”: DS9’s Turning Point

Though it’s hard to believe, “The Way of the Warrior” is now twenty-six years old and originally wasn’t even supposed to happen. Late in the third season of Star Trek: Deep

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine review

Throughout the 1990s, the Star Trek franchise grew in leaps and bounds with the success of The Next Generation and its subsequent films; the launch of Voyager; and the proliferation

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DS9: “Emissary” review

When I first heard about a new spinoff Star Trek show that was scheduled to premiere in January of 1993, I really didn’t think much of it. With The Next Generation still going strong

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