- Crowning Moment of Awesome: Too many to be counted. One of the best is the duel on Byss, at the end of Against All Odds, between Emperor Palpatine and Ben Sisko.
- Even if it marks the start of Luke's fall to the Dark Side, using the Force to smash a bunch of Borg Cubes into each other is extremely Badass.
- Crowning Moment of Funny: Blood of Heroes Part XXXI
"I'm Romal," the Devaronian said. "I speak for the Borg."Admiral Yunar looked him over. "You don't look like a Borg," he remarked."No, admiral, I'm their attorney."
- Moral Event Horizon: When Ben Skywalker kills Jorri.
- Luke killing Chewbacca is probably the moment most readers realize just how bad this Face–Heel Turn really is.
- Nightmare Fuel: Captain Lennox's assimilation in Part VII of Worlds Without End.
- Rooting for the Empire: A literal example, during parts of the series.
- Take That, Scrappy!: When Death Star Mk II is complete, their first test is blowing up the Ewoks.
- The Woobie: "They're going to take it all away from you, Sebastian." And boy, do they ever.