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8th Nov '16 7:13:26 PM Morgenthaler
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** In the middle of the battle, the camera cuts to Martok and Gowron. The dialogue is in Klingon, but if you know what they say, it makes the crew of PunyEarthlings that much more {{Badass}}.

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** In the middle of the battle, the camera cuts to Martok and Gowron. The dialogue is in Klingon, but if you know what they say, it makes the crew of PunyEarthlings that much more {{Badass}}.badass.
18th Oct '16 1:26:30 AM TheLearnedSoldier
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*** The anonymous Bajoran security forces on the station get their own moments too, doing plenty to help repel the Klingon boarders.

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*** The anonymous Bajoran and Starfleet security forces on the station get their own moments too, doing plenty to help repel the Klingon boarders.
12th Oct '16 5:28:32 AM WhosAsking
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*** And the best part, when D'Ghor actually tries to kill Quark despite the dishonorable circumstances, it shows to Chancellor Gowron and the whole Klingon High Council that he ''is'' without honor as Quark claims and they discommendate him. Quark got a Klingon warrior stripped of his honor and power and banished from Klingon society. Checkmate!

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*** And the best part, when D'Ghor actually tries to kill Quark despite the dishonorable circumstances, it shows to Chancellor Gowron and the whole Klingon High Council that he ''is'' without honor as Quark claims and they discommendate him. Quark got a Klingon warrior stripped of his honor and power and banished from Klingon society. Checkmate!Checkmate! Even ''Gowron'' had to commend Quark: "''[[YouGotGuts A brave Ferengi]]. Who'd have thought...?''"
6th Oct '16 7:06:01 PM wyattte
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** Earlier in the same episode, Rusot accuses Kira of teaming with them for the sole purpose of having an excuse to kill more Cardassians... and then makes the mistake of putting his hands on Colonel Kira. '''[[BullyingADragon Wrong]] [[BerserkButton move.]]'' Kira's resulting CurbStompBattle is very satisfying.

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** Earlier in the same episode, Rusot accuses Kira of teaming with them for the sole purpose of having an excuse to kill more Cardassians... and then makes the mistake of putting his hands on Colonel Kira. '''[[BullyingADragon Wrong]] [[BerserkButton move.]]'' ]]''' Kira's resulting CurbStompBattle is very satisfying.
6th Oct '16 7:04:55 PM wyattte
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* After Damar finds out in "Tacking Into the Wind" that the Dominion have killed his wife and children, he wonders what kind of people could give orders like that. Kira responds with a perfect "Yeah, Damar. What kind of people give those orders?"

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* After Damar finds out in "Tacking Into the Wind" that the Dominion have killed his wife and children, he wonders what kind of people could give orders like that. Kira responds with a perfect [[NotSoDifferent "Yeah, Damar. What kind of people give those orders?" orders?"]]



** This comes to fruition in a small CrowningMomentOfAwesome for Damar when he completes his [[HeelFaceTurn Heel Face Turn]] by saving Kira and Odo from a treacherous officer who wanted to bring back the old Imperial Cardassia.

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** This comes to fruition in a small CrowningMomentOfAwesome for Damar when he completes his [[HeelFaceTurn Heel Face Turn]] by saving Kira and Odo from Rusot, a treacherous officer who wanted to bring back the old Imperial Cardassia.



* Kira has another moment like this two seasons earlier, while talking to Dukat. (Only this time, without the regret). Dukat is angry with Kira because his daughter Ziyal has befriended Garak, his sworn enemy.

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** Earlier in the same episode, Rusot accuses Kira of teaming with them for the sole purpose of having an excuse to kill more Cardassians... and then makes the mistake of putting his hands on Colonel Kira. '''[[BullyingADragon Wrong]] [[BerserkButton move.]]'' Kira's resulting CurbStompBattle is very satisfying.
-->'''Kira:''' ''Don't you '''ever''' touch me again.''
* Kira has another moment like this awesome retort two seasons earlier, while talking to Dukat. (Only this time, without the regret). Dukat is angry with Kira because his daughter Ziyal has befriended Garak, his sworn enemy.
24th Sep '16 3:58:30 PM StClair
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** Also a CallBack to the first episode, where the Cardassians were made to back off with false sensor readings. It's not a bluff anymore, it's ''real''.

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** Also a CallBack to the first episode, where the Cardassians were made to back off with false sensor readings. It's not a bluff anymore, it's ''real''.episode (see below).
24th Sep '16 3:56:45 PM StClair
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** We saw what she could do as early as the pilot. A Bajoran, a race that the Cardassians have been using for target practice, standing on the bridge of what was once ''their'' station, all but giving them the finger. The station was woefully underarmed, so she and O'Brien whipped up one hell of a bluff to make it look like ol' Terrok Nor was armed to the eyeteeth. The Cardies suspected a bluff, but when one little Bajoran female pretty much said "Wanna call it?" and they backed down...awesome.

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** We saw what she could do as early as the pilot. A Bajoran, a race that the Cardassians have been using for target practice, standing on the bridge of what was once ''their'' station, all but giving them the finger. The station was woefully underarmed, so she and O'Brien whipped up one hell of a bluff to make it look like ol' Terrok Terok Nor was armed to the eyeteeth. The Cardies suspected a bluff, but when one little Bajoran female pretty much said "Wanna call it?" and they backed down...awesome.



** Having a powerful fleet that hadn't taken losses yet against the Dominion ''and'' were the (intragalactically local) inventors and masters of cloaking technology certainly helped.

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** Having a powerful fleet that hadn't taken losses yet against the Dominion ''and'' were the (intragalactically local) Alpha Quadrant's inventors and masters of cloaking technology certainly helped.


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** Also a CallBack to the first episode, where the Cardassians were made to back off with false sensor readings. It's not a bluff anymore, it's ''real''.
24th Sep '16 3:41:15 PM StClair
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--->'''Q:''' (astonished) Picard never hit me!

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--->'''Q:''' (astonished) You hit me! Picard never hit me!



-->Cannon to right of them,
-->Cannon to left of them,
-->Cannon in front of them
-->Volley'd and thunder'd;
-->Storm'd at with shot and shell,
-->Boldly they rode and well,
-->Into the jaws of Death,
-->Into the mouth of Hell
-->Rode the six hundred.
* When the Cardassian fleet turns against the Dominion in the finale "What You Leave Behind.". Aside from violently opposing being used as cannon fodder to those who treat them like dirt, it's a very rare moment to see Cardassian ships be badass where as usually they've been the underdog in space enagements.
* After Damar finds out in "Tacking Into the Wind" that the Dominion have killed his wife and children, he wonders what kind of people could give orders like that. Kira responds with a perfect "Yeah Damar. What kind of people give those orders?"

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-->Cannon --->''Cannon to right of them,
-->Cannon
them,''
--->''Cannon
to left of them,
-->Cannon
them,''
--->''Cannon
in front of them
-->Volley'd
them''
--->''Volley'd
and thunder'd;
-->Storm'd
thunder'd;''
--->''Storm'd
at with shot and shell,
-->Boldly
shell,''
--->''Boldly
they rode and well,
-->Into
well,''
--->''Into
the jaws of Death,
-->Into
Death,''
--->''Into
the mouth of Hell
-->Rode
Hell''
--->''Rode
the six hundred.
hundred.''
* When the Cardassian fleet turns against the Dominion in the finale "What You Leave Behind.". Aside from violently opposing being used as cannon fodder to those who treat them like dirt, it's a very rare moment to see Cardassian ships be badass where as usually they've been the underdog in space enagements.
engagements.
* After Damar finds out in "Tacking Into the Wind" that the Dominion have killed his wife and children, he wonders what kind of people could give orders like that. Kira responds with a perfect "Yeah "Yeah, Damar. What kind of people give those orders?"
24th Sep '16 3:25:09 PM StClair
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** His solution to that problem is sheer [=CMoA=], too. You can just imagine the holodeck program try to make sense of someone deliberately screwing up the endgame after getting this far and just giving up and trying to kill him anyway, because, presumably, the programmer did not actually consider 'good guy destroys the world' as likely behavior for that holonovel. For a second, it may seem that it was 'out of character' for the bad guy to continue to try to kill him, and then realized the player had gone completely off the rails of the game. You have to wonder how that 'episode' would have ended if he'd continued to play, or if Bashir was about to get a NonStandardGameOver by getting shot without any escape because he'd already 'lost'.
** Bonus points for Garak's reaction after Bashir's one-liner - "Well, who am I to argue with Julian Bashir, secret agent? ''Lead on!"'' It's a mix of 'he's completely insane but let's roll with it and 'I am ''so'' turned on right now'.

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** His solution to that problem is sheer [=CMoA=], too. You can just imagine the holodeck program try to make sense of someone deliberately screwing up the endgame after getting this far and just giving up and trying to kill him anyway, because, presumably, the programmer did not actually consider 'good guy destroys the world' as likely behavior for that holonovel. For a second, it may seem that it was 'out of character' for the bad guy to continue to try to kill him, and then realized but consider that the player had gone completely off the rails of the game.OffTheRails. You have to wonder how that 'episode' would have ended if he'd continued to play, or if Bashir was about to get a NonStandardGameOver by getting shot without any escape because he'd already 'lost'.
** Bonus points for Garak's reaction after Bashir's one-liner - "Well, who am I to argue with Julian Bashir, secret agent? ''Lead on!"'' It's a mix of 'he's "he's completely insane but let's roll with it it" and 'I "I am ''so'' turned on right now'.now."
24th Sep '16 3:21:25 PM StClair
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--> "They named the ship the Defiant because they couldn't fit the USS ''Ben Sisko's Motherfuckin' Pimp Hand'' on the side!"

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--> "They named the ship the Defiant ''Defiant'' because they couldn't fit the USS ''Ben Sisko's Motherfuckin' Pimp Hand'' on the side!"
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