History Recap / StarTrekDeepSpaceNineS02E08NecessaryEvil

21st May '16 4:22:37 PM Wyldchyld
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* BlondesAreEvil: Pallra is a blonde, though in the flashbacks she's a brunette. [[BlondeBrunetteRedhead Kira of course is a redhead]].
29th Apr '16 9:14:38 AM madius
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* BigNo:
-->'''ROM:''' ''(screaming in fear)''\\
'''ODO:''' It's over Rom! Over! You're a hero.\\
'''ROM:''' I am?\\
'''ODO:''' You saved your brother's life.\\
'''ROM:''' ''(realizes Quark's bar isn't his anymore; begins screaming again)''
29th Apr '16 9:02:33 AM madius
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* LeftHanging: In the end, Kira asks Odo if he can trust her in the same way ever again. He silently starts to gaze downward as the episode fades to black.


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* PrivateEyeMonologue: As mentioned above, Quark's CaptainsLogs turn into this gradually over the course of the episode. By the fifth act, "Security log, supplemental" isn't even mentioned.
7th Mar '16 5:00:36 AM nighttrainfm
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* CannotTellALie: Ironically, Odo's reputation for BrutalHonesty helps Kira escape justice.

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* CannotTellALie: Ironically, Odo's reputation for BrutalHonesty helps Kira escape justice.Dukat.
7th Mar '16 4:58:28 AM nighttrainfm
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* AntiHero: Odo keeps insisting he's not on anyone's side.

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* AntiHero: Odo keeps insisting he's not on anyone's side. Kira notes that he'll have to pick one eventually.



* KarmaHoudini: Kira gets away with murder.

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* KarmaHoudini: FriendshipMoment: Odo points out that it's been over a year since the Cardassians left, and Kira gets away with murder.could have told him the truth any time. When she admits she didn't want to risk their friendship, he notes that it might not have to.


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* ToBeLawfulOrGood: Odo's dilemma in the flashback: trying to keep "order" while the lawful authority is a brutal occupation. While he chooses not to expose Kira's resistance ties to Dukat, that's only because he's convinced she didn't commit the murder.
-->"If you're innocent, you'll go free. If you're not, I'll turn you over to Cardassian authorities. That's the only choice here."
21st Sep '15 9:48:46 AM HighCrate
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* CanNotTellALie: Ironically, Odo's reputation for BrutalHonesty helps Kira escape justice.

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* CanNotTellALie: CannotTellALie: Ironically, Odo's reputation for BrutalHonesty helps Kira escape justice.
30th Aug '15 6:36:10 PM LtFedora
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* NoodleIncident: Odo doing the 'Cardassian Neck Trick'.

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* NoodleIncident: Odo doing the 'Cardassian Neck Trick'.Trick,' which apparently left the entire Central Command in stitches for weeks.
15th Apr '15 4:45:15 PM LtFedora
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* InsistentTerminology: The Bajoran deaths in the mines are ''accidents''.
10th Dec '14 9:08:15 PM Nakuyabi
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* AgeCut: Odo realises the place Quark was breaking into used to be the chemist's shop owned by the long-deceased Vaatrik. He unlocks the door...which opens on Gul Dukat, waiting for Odo in the chemist's shop just two hours after Vaatrik's death.

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* AgeCut: Odo realises the place Quark was breaking into used to be the chemist's shop owned by the long-deceased Vaatrik. He unlocks the door... which opens on Gul Dukat, waiting for Odo in the chemist's shop just two hours after Vaatrik's death.



'''QUARK:''' [[SarcasmMode Yeah. Me too.]]

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'''QUARK:''' [[SarcasmMode [[DeadpanSnarker Yeah. Me too.]]



* LampshadedDoubleEntendre: Kira tells Odo she was looking for a job at Quarks when the murder happened. Odo goes to check this out.

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* LampshadedDoubleEntendre: Kira tells Odo she was looking for a job at Quarks Quark's when the murder happened. Odo goes to check this out.



'''QUARK:''' These jobs are hard to come by. Her credentials were very...impressive.

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'''QUARK:''' These jobs are hard to come by. Her credentials were very... impressive.



* ShipTease: While doing his PrivateEyeMonologue, Odo says that justice is meant to be blind; that there's no room for loyalty...or friendship...or love. Cut to Odo interrogating Kira.

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* ShipTease: While doing his PrivateEyeMonologue, Odo says that justice is meant to be blind; that there's no room for loyalty... or friendship...friendship... or love. Cut to Odo interrogating Kira.



** Kira is grabbed by Dukat this way in one of the flashbacks and submits to it silently. Considering the fact that he could have her executed with a word, he probably could have restrained her with a finger.
** Kira grabs Pallra this way when hauling her into a cell. She yanks her arm away angrily, so Kira just grabs her again harder.

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** Kira is grabbed by Dukat grabs Kira this way in one of the flashbacks and she submits to it silently. Considering the fact that he could was in a position to have her executed with a word, he probably could just as easily have restrained her with a finger.
** Kira then grabs Pallra this way when hauling her into a cell. She yanks her arm away angrily, so but Kira just grabs her again harder.lays an even firmer hold on her.



* VorpalPillow: Attempted on Quark, even though the knife the assassin used on the guard would have been quicker. It seems he planned to have Quark [[MakeItLookLikeAnAccident die of "natural causes" quietly]] and [[StupidEvil didn't change this plan]] even after stabbing the guard rendered it rather pointless.

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* VorpalPillow: Attempted on Quark, even though the knife the assassin used on the guard would have been quicker. It seems he planned to have Quark [[MakeItLookLikeAnAccident die of "natural causes" quietly]] and [[StupidEvil didn't change this plan]] even after though he'd already blown the whole point of this subterfuge by stabbing the guard rendered it rather pointless.guard.



* WholeEpisodeFlashback
* YouGotSpunk: Dukat is amused by the fact that Odo is not afraid of him.

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* WholeEpisodeFlashback
WholeEpisodeFlashback: Much of this story takes place during the Cardassian Occupation of Bajor.
* YouGotSpunk: Dukat is amused by the fact that Odo is not afraid of him.
15th Sep '14 3:40:27 AM Nakuyabi
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* TheUnreveal: Dukat said his superiors want him to execute ten Bajorans in retaliation for the murder. Since Odo never found who did it, did the executions go ahead?
* VorpalPillow: Attempted on Quark, even though the knife the assassin used on the guard would have been quicker. Perhaps he had tradition in mind.

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* TheUnreveal: Dukat said his superiors want him to execute ten Bajorans in retaliation for the murder. Since Odo never found who did it, did the executions go ahead?
* VorpalPillow: Attempted on Quark, even though the knife the assassin used on the guard would have been quicker. Perhaps It seems he had tradition planned to have Quark [[MakeItLookLikeAnAccident die of "natural causes" quietly]] and [[StupidEvil didn't change this plan]] even after stabbing the guard rendered it rather pointless.
* WhateverHappenedToTheMouse: The ever-pragmatic Dukat told Odo he was hiring him to investigate
in mind.preference to the recommendation of his superiors, who told him he should just round up and execute ten Bajorans at random in retaliation for the murder. Odo failed to find his culprit, however; which leaves us to wonder whether Dukat decided to carry out those executions.
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