DS9 is the new designation for the Cardassian station that once overlooked the pillaged world of Bajor. With the withdrawal of the Cardassians, the Federation moved in, and the likeable Commander Benjamin Sisko took command. He has his hands full rebuilding the station and getting Federation crew and the religious but fiery Bajorans to work together.
The emergence of the galaxy's only stable wormhole, right next door, opening a bridge across the galaxy to the Gamma Quadrant, means that DS9 becomes one of the most important hubs in the sector - bringing all manner of folk in and out of the wormhole. The aliens who live in its nether realm also have s special destiny for Sisko.
Deep Space Nine was the first Star Trek series to introduce arcing - long form stories that went far beyond season-end cliffhangers or double episodes. The relationships between the characters drive the show, and the final half of the seven season run is dominated by an intergalactic war of staggering scale and complexity.
Join grumpy shape-shifter constable Odo and even shiftier Ferengi barkeep Quark, 300 year old Trill, Dax, the naive yet brilliant Dr Bashir, feisty Kira Nerys, the Irish intergalactic Mr Fix It, Miles O'Brien, and in later episodes, TNG's Worf, who all work under the laughing baseball fan, Commander Benjamin Sisko, for a home away from home among the stars.
Are you a bit of a fan of Star Trek? We've got some good news for you. Commander Ben Sisko is coming to Australia. He'll be joined by Ensign Harry Kim. Transmitting via subspace - Commander William T. Riker. Now there's a day out that rivals any holographic experience! If you're into collecting Star Trek Captains (and by collecting, we mean, meeting them in person) then you owe it to yourself...
With the World Premiere of Star Trek Into Darkness set for Sydney, the Go Pop team sat down with Karl Urban to see he had to say about the new film. Topher and Sophie talk Vulcan beer, plans for future DC film universe and leave you with a sneak peek of an all new Defiance!
Are you a Star Trek: The Original Series or a Star Trek: Deep Space Nine fan? Then get ready to be happy, because OzTrek 7 is coming to town (Melbourne January 28, Sydney January 29) and bringing two Trek superstars with it. First up, Walter Koenig, better known to Trek fans as the original Chekov, the plucky young Russian Starfleet officer who starred in the original series and in the first seven...