"'The Dogs of War" is an episode from the finale arc of Deep Space Nine, the eighth of the ten final chapters, based on a story by Peter Allan Fields. The episode was extremely well received by the Star Trek community, and has an average score of 4.7/5 on the official Star Trek website (as of April 15, 2007).
rebellion headed by former Legate Damar
, suffers a severe blow when Damar is stranded with Garak
on Cardassia Prime, while all of the rebel bases are destroyed. The Dominion proudly announces they have crushed the rebellion, and the Cardassian Union names Damar's replacement, Legate Broca. Damar, Garak, and Kira hide out in the home of Mila, Garak's former caretaker. With the encouragement of Kira, the three bomb a Jem'Hadar
barracks, where Damar reveals to the people that he is not dead, as Dominion propaganda claimed. He then calls upon the Cardassian populace to rise up against the Dominion. Even though the organized military resistance is gone, a massive civilian revolution begins.
On Deep Space Nine, Quark
receives a message from Grand Nagus Zek
, apparently informing him that he has been chosen as his successor upon his imminent retirement. Upon a visit from his old rival Brunt
, however, he discovers that Zek, presumably under the influence of Quark's mother Ishka
, has instituted a number of reforms, including promoting workers' rights, environmental protection and outlawing monopolies. Quark is so disgusted by these... Read More