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* NotSoDifferent: [[spoiler:Eleya realizes that her wanting the Klingons dead merely for acting like Klingons makes her A) no better than Shad hating her for defying the caste system, and B) no different than the Klingons being Klingons.]]

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* NotSoDifferent: NotSoDifferentRemark: [[spoiler:Eleya realizes that her wanting the Klingons dead merely for acting like Klingons makes her A) no better than Shad hating her for defying the caste system, and B) no different than the Klingons being Klingons.]]


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** Asked why Shad Yima didn't need to have the Federation explained to her, Biri recounts the first contact between the Bajorans and the Federation from the novel ''[[Franchise/StarTrekNovelverse Allegiance in Exile]]''.

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** Asked why Shad Yima didn't need to have the Federation explained to her, Biri recounts the first contact between the Bajorans and the Federation from the novel ''[[Franchise/StarTrekNovelverse ''[[Literature/StarTrekNovelverse Allegiance in Exile]]''.





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* FashionBasedRelationshipCue: The story briefly mentions that Eleya and Gaarra have exchanged chain links from their earrings, which the later story "Fanfic/AllsFairInLoveAndWar" clarifies to be the Bajoran equivalent of wedding rings, confirming that they got married off-screen.


* FantasticCasteSystem: The Bajoran ''D'jarra'' from "[[Recap/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineS04E17Accession Accession]]". It's revealed that Kai Opaka from [=DS9's=] first season was the one who abolished it, since the Cardassians were using the ''D'jarra'' to play the Bajorans off against each other and hamper resistance to their rule (something that came up in ''Literature/TerokNor: Night of the Wolves'' and is based on the British use of the Hindu caste system to control India).
* FantasticRacism: By the traditional Bajoran caste system, Eleya and her family are ''Ke'lora'', the tradesmen, laborers, and lawmen. Shad Yima's crew are ''Va'telo'' (spacers, pilots and sailors), higher-caste than Eleya, and Shad criticizes Eleya for working above her station. Gaarra, Eleya's significant other, is higher still at ''Mi'tino'' (merchants and landowners), and offscreen Shad's XO apparently made some derogatory remarks about their inter-caste relationship. Shad also throws a Bajoran-on-Bajoran racial slur of some kind at Eleya, "Kendra ''shak'tet''". [[spoiler:Eleya later realizes she's racist against Klingons.]]

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* FantasticCasteSystem: The Bajoran ''D'jarra'' from "[[Recap/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineS04E17Accession Accession]]". It's revealed that Kai Opaka from [=DS9's=] first season was the one who abolished it, since the Cardassians were using the ''D'jarra'' to play the Bajorans off against each other and hamper resistance to their rule (something that came up in ''Literature/TerokNor: Night of the Wolves'' and is based on the British use of the Hindu caste system to control India).
India). Eleya's family is ancestrally of the ''Ke'lora'' (workers), while Gaarra is ''Mi'tino'' (merchants and landowners) and Shad Yima's crew are mostly ''Va'telo'' (pilots and sailors).
* FantasticRacism: By the traditional Bajoran caste system, Eleya and her family are ''Ke'lora'', the tradesmen, laborers, and lawmen. Shad Yima's crew are ''Va'telo'' (spacers, pilots and sailors), higher-caste than Eleya, and Shad criticizes Eleya for working above her station. Gaarra, Eleya's significant other, is higher still at ''Mi'tino'' (merchants and landowners), and offscreen Shad's XO apparently made some derogatory remarks about their inter-caste relationship. Shad also throws a Bajoran-on-Bajoran racial slur of some kind at Eleya, "Kendra ''shak'tet''". [[spoiler:Eleya later realizes she's become a racist of the GeneralRipper variety against Klingons.]]


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* IfYouKillHimYouWillBeJustLikeHim:
-->[[spoiler:'''Eleya:''' So why in the Prophets' unknowable names do I want [Krell] dead so bad? ... Duty, or bloodlust? ... ''Phekk'' me. I'm as bad as [Colonel Shad] is. As bad as ''them''. ... No. No, I refuse to be that person.]]


* SacredLanguage: ''Bajor'ara'' (Old High Bajoran) used to be the language of the Bajora, but is now apparently only used by priests.



* SacredLanguage: ''Bajor'ara'' (Old High Bajoran) used to be the language of the Bajora, but is now apparently only used by priests.
* STDImmunity: Spoofed.

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* SacredLanguage: ''Bajor'ara'' (Old High Bajoran) used to be the language SprayingDrinkFromNose: Eleya's crack about Jim Kirk's sexual reputation makes Gaarra spray a mouthful of the Bajora, but is now apparently only used by priests.
cola out his nose.
-->'''Bartender:''' ''Thanks'', Commander!
* STDImmunity: Spoofed.Averted.


* TransporterMalfunction: One of Shad Yima's crew is reduced to a pile of goo during ''Bajor'''s attempt to beam them off the ship. In all fairness, being able to beam even ''some'' of them off safely took a lot of effort.

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* TransporterMalfunction: TeleporterAccident: One of Shad Yima's crew is reduced to a pile of goo during ''Bajor'''s attempt to beam them off the ship. In all fairness, being able to beam even ''some'' of them off safely took a lot of effort.


* TeleporterMalfunction: One of Shad Yima's crew is reduced to a pile of goo during ''Bajor'''s attempt to beam them off the ship. In all fairness, being able to beam even ''some'' of them off safely took a lot of effort.

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* TeleporterMalfunction: TransporterMalfunction: One of Shad Yima's crew is reduced to a pile of goo during ''Bajor'''s attempt to beam them off the ship. In all fairness, being able to beam even ''some'' of them off safely took a lot of effort.


* TeleporterMalfunction: One of Shad Yima's crew is reduced to a pile of goo during ''Bajor'''s attempt to beam them off the ship.

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* TeleporterMalfunction: One of Shad Yima's crew is reduced to a pile of goo during ''Bajor'''s attempt to beam them off the ship. In all fairness, being able to beam even ''some'' of them off safely took a lot of effort.

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* TeleporterMalfunction: One of Shad Yima's crew is reduced to a pile of goo during ''Bajor'''s attempt to beam them off the ship.


* AsTheGoodBookSays: In response to Colonel Shad Yima's remarks about Eleya working above her caste, Eleya retorts that the caste system was abolished before she was born, and that its abolition was predicted in the Ohalu Prophecies, and she quotes the relevant passage.
-->'''Eleya:''' ''(narrating)'' I normally find it annoying when people quote scripture at me but let's just say this isn't the first time I've heard this load of bull.



* FantasticRacism: By the traditional Bajoran caste system, Eleya and her family are ''Ke'lora'', the tradesmen, laborers, and lawmen. Shad Yima's crew are ''Va'telo'' (spacers, pilots and sailors), higher-caste than Eleya, and Gaarra is higher still at ''Mi'tino'' (merchants and landowners). [[spoiler:Eleya later realizes she's racist against Klingons.]]

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* FantasticRacism: By the traditional Bajoran caste system, Eleya and her family are ''Ke'lora'', the tradesmen, laborers, and lawmen. Shad Yima's crew are ''Va'telo'' (spacers, pilots and sailors), higher-caste than Eleya, and Gaarra Shad criticizes Eleya for working above her station. Gaarra, Eleya's significant other, is higher still at ''Mi'tino'' (merchants and landowners).landowners), and offscreen Shad's XO apparently made some derogatory remarks about their inter-caste relationship. Shad also throws a Bajoran-on-Bajoran racial slur of some kind at Eleya, "Kendra ''shak'tet''". [[spoiler:Eleya later realizes she's racist against Klingons.]]


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* YouAreACreditToYourRace: As they arrive at Deep Space 9 at the end of the story, Shad Yima comments to Eleya that "You handle your ship like a born ''Va'telo''" (after spending most of the story criticizing Eleya, worker caste, for commanding a starship).
-->'''Eleya:''' ''(narrating)'' [[LampshadeHanging From her, I guess that passes for a compliment.]]


* KlingonPromotion: {{Invoked}}. [[spoiler:Eleya points out to the Klingon first officer, Kurlok, that Captain Krell is being an ass, with the intent of provoking Kurlok to challenge Krell for command. It works.

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* KlingonPromotion: {{Invoked}}. [[spoiler:Eleya points out to the Klingon first officer, Kurlok, that Captain Krell is being an ass, with the intent of provoking Kurlok to challenge Krell for command. It works.]]

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->''"...a good command-track Starfleet officer is supposed to be a scientist and a diplomat, not just a soldier, but my field of expertise was always violence, killing, no matter how much I hated it."''
-->-- '''Captain Kanril Eleya'''

[[http://forum.arcgames.com/startrekonline/discussion/comment/12991100/#Comment_12991100 "A Changed World"]] is a ''VideoGame/StarTrekOnline'' fanfic by Tropers/StarSword, starring Captain Kanril Eleya of the Federation Starship ''Bajor''.

A month after the end of the Iconian War, Eleya and her crew are delivering supplies to a refugee camp when they detect a distress signal from a Bajoran ship trapped in the gravity well of a black hole. Eleya is forced to confront her own species' ugly past, and an even uglier side of herself.
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* BrownNote: {{Downplayed}}. Eleya describes a sense of utter ''wrongness'' about being in proximity to a black hole: space is supposed to be studded with stars, not completely and utterly ''black''.
* CallBack:
** The ''D'jarra'' debuted in the ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' episode "[[Recap/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineS04E17Accession Accession]]". Eleya's comments on the line the Klingons (theoretically) draw between killing out of duty to the Empire versus killing to satisfy bloodlust come from "[[Recap/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineS04E18RulesOfEngagement Rules of Engagement]]".
** Captain Krell appears to be Krell from the [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries original series]] episode "[[Recap/StarTrekS2E19APrivateLittleWar A Private Little War]]".
** Asked why Shad Yima didn't need to have the Federation explained to her, Biri recounts the first contact between the Bajorans and the Federation from the novel ''[[Franchise/StarTrekNovelverse Allegiance in Exile]]''.
* DontExplainTheJoke: {{Subverted}}. Biri can't help giggling at Eleya's crack about Kirk's sexual habits once [[spoiler:the fact he contracted a Bajoran STD due to them]] is explained to her.
* {{Epigraph}}: [[https://youtu.be/mCNmaUzSiyk "Invisible"]] by Music/BlackViolin and Music/PharaoheMonch.
* FantasticCasteSystem: The Bajoran ''D'jarra'' from "[[Recap/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineS04E17Accession Accession]]". It's revealed that Kai Opaka from [=DS9's=] first season was the one who abolished it, since the Cardassians were using the ''D'jarra'' to play the Bajorans off against each other and hamper resistance to their rule (something that came up in ''Literature/TerokNor: Night of the Wolves'' and is based on the British use of the Hindu caste system to control India).
* FantasticRacism: By the traditional Bajoran caste system, Eleya and her family are ''Ke'lora'', the tradesmen, laborers, and lawmen. Shad Yima's crew are ''Va'telo'' (spacers, pilots and sailors), higher-caste than Eleya, and Gaarra is higher still at ''Mi'tino'' (merchants and landowners). [[spoiler:Eleya later realizes she's racist against Klingons.]]
* HeelRealization: [[spoiler:Eleya realizing she's about to order a shipload of Klingons killed simply for being Klingons, rather than because they're a genuine threat.]]
* IAmXSonOfY: The usual Klingon patronymics: Krell, son of Mok'tar, and Korlok, son of Yonko.
* KlingonPromotion: {{Invoked}}. [[spoiler:Eleya points out to the Klingon first officer, Kurlok, that Captain Krell is being an ass, with the intent of provoking Kurlok to challenge Krell for command. It works.
* LanguageEqualsThought: Eleya is shown speaking directly-translated Bajoran to Colonel Shad Yima and vice versa. She notably introduces herself as "Colonel Kanril Eleya of the Federation Spacecraft ''Bajor''".
* LargeHam: The mighty Krell, son of Mok'tar, Conqueror of Neural, warrior of the Klingon Empire!
* MulticulturalAlienPlanet: Eleya and Gaarra explain that "Bajoran" is the species, while "Bajora" is an ethnic or cultural group that conquered the others. Eleya is Kendran, while Gaarra is half-Dahkuri. The modern Bajoran language, ''Bajor'la'', is a simplified version of the Bajora tongue ''Bajor'ara'' that the Bajora taught to their conquests.
-->'''Gaarra:''' It's like... Well, like Lieutenant Park here being Korean.
* NotSoDifferent: [[spoiler:Eleya realizes that her wanting the Klingons dead merely for acting like Klingons makes her A) no better than Shad hating her for defying the caste system, and B) no different than the Klingons being Klingons.]]
* OrwellianRetcon: There was an earlier version of the story where [[spoiler:Eleya ''did'' kill the Klingons]], but it was taken down and rewritten after another author pointed out the BrokenAesop.
* PardonMyKlingon: In addition to Eleya's customary "''phekk''" and "''sher hahr kosst''", she calls Krell "''targh puqloD''" ("son of a [[http://memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki/Targ targ]]").
* ShownTheirWork: The black hole, in stark contrast to how ''Franchise/StarTrek'' [[UnrealisticBlackHole normally portrays them]]. The gravitational redshifting of EM radiation, interference caused by the accretion disk, and TimeDilation caused by a real black hole are plot points. The black hole is also said to be 37 solar masses in size and the event horizon is described as "the size of a small moon", which jibes with the mathematical event horizon diameter of 219 km.
* SacredLanguage: ''Bajor'ara'' (Old High Bajoran) used to be the language of the Bajora, but is now apparently only used by priests.
* STDImmunity: Spoofed.
-->'''Eleya:''' Well, let's say Dr. [=McCoy's=] the reason there's a cure for banta fever. ''(Gaarra sprays cola out his nose)''
* TimeDilation: Of the gravitational variety. USS ''Bajor'' is able to use the warp drive to shield itself from the worst of it, though they still apparently lose a few hours. The Bajoran [[spoiler:and Klingon]] ship[[spoiler:s]] aren't as fortunate: they've been there since 2271.
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