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* BreakTheHaughty: Bashir goes down to the planet expecting to have the blight fully cured in just a few days. Boy, is he wrong. By the end of the episode when the first baby born free of the blight is presented to the populace, Bashir wants nothing to do with the celebration, and prefers to stand off to the side.

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* BreakTheHaughty: Bashir goes down to the planet expecting to have the blight fully cured in just a few days. Boy, is he wrong. By the end of the episode when the first baby born free of the blight is presented to the populace, Bashir wants nothing to do with the celebration, and prefers to stand off to the side. Later, when Sisko is offering his congratulations, Bashir sharply retorts that he doesn't deserve any.


* MandatoryLine: Sisko doesn't appear until the final scene. Odo only gets a couple of lines in the teaser. [[note]]Rene Auberjonois directed this episode.[[/note]]

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* MandatoryLine: Sisko doesn't appear until the final scene. Worf, O'Brien, Quark, and Odo only gets get a couple of lines in the teaser. [[note]]Rene Auberjonois directed this episode.[[/note]]


* BreakTheHaughty: Bashir goes down to the planet expecting to have the blight fully cured in just a few days. Boy, is he wrong...

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* BreakTheHaughty: Bashir goes down to the planet expecting to have the blight fully cured in just a few days. Boy, is he wrong...wrong. By the end of the episode when the first baby born free of the blight is presented to the populace, Bashir wants nothing to do with the celebration, and prefers to stand off to the side.


* KickTheDog: Simply because the people of this planet resisted the Dominion 200 years ago, the Jem'Hadar [[MakeAnExampleOfThem made an example of them,]] by infecting them with a "blight" that activates itself randomly in a person's life, creating red lesions when it becomes active, and killing them shortly after. That'd be bad enough, but it turns out the electromagnetic fields from medical instruments (as Bashir learns the hard way) ''amplifies'' the virus, and causes it to mutate. These people must've really, ''really'' pissed off the Dominion.

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* KickTheDog: Simply because the people of this planet resisted the Dominion 200 years ago, the Jem'Hadar [[MakeAnExampleOfThem made an example of them,]] by infecting them with a "blight" that activates itself randomly in a person's life, creating red lesions when it becomes active, and killing them shortly after.after in particularly painful fashion. That'd be bad enough, but it turns out the electromagnetic fields from medical instruments (as Bashir learns the hard way) ''amplifies'' the virus, and causes it to mutate. These people must've really, ''really'' pissed off the Dominion.



* MandatoryLine: Sisko doesn't appear until the final scene.

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* MandatoryLine: Sisko doesn't appear until the final scene. Odo only gets a couple of lines in the teaser. [[note]]Rene Auberjonois directed this episode.[[/note]]


[[caption-width-right:350:[[TearJerker Ohhh, this one's depressing.]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:[[TearJerker [[caption-width-right:350:[[TearJerker/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Ohhh, this one's depressing.]]]]



* {{Dystopia}}: We don't get a name for the planet itself, but it's sure as hell this trope thanks to the blight.



* KickTheDog: Simply because the people of this planet resisted the Dominion 200 years ago, the Jem'Hadar [[MakeAnExampleOfThem made an example of them,]] by infecting them with a "blight" that activates itself randomly in a person's life, creating red lesions when it becomes active, and killing them shortly after. That'd be bad enough, but it turns out the electromagnetic fields from medical instruments (as Bashir learns the hard way) ''amplifies'' the virus, and causes it to mutate. These people must've really, ''really'' pissed off the Dominion.



* WastelandElder: Trevean.

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* WastelandElder: Trevean.Trevean, a particularly [[TheCynic cynical]] example.


* YouExclamation: Worf, when he confronts Quark over a mug of prune juice that is basically an advertisement for Quark's bar.

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* YouExclamation: Worf, when he confronts Quark over a mug of prune juice that is basically an advertisement for Quark's bar.bar.
-->'''Worf:''' I ordered a glass of prune juice from the replicator in the ''Defiant'''s Mess. THIS (''raises a mug with Quark's advertisements printed all over it'') is what it came in! (''he turns it to the side, and it plays an audio version of his ad'')


* MoodWhiplash: The cold open is Kira, Sisko, and Worf acting as though Quark sneaking an annoying advert into the ship's systems is a crime equivalent to high treason.[[note]]While this could be a legitimate security threat, it's far lighter than other things Quark has been EasilyForgiven for.[[[note]] This hilarious introduction soon segues into a story about... the protracted genocide of a planet across generations and Julian's largely futile efforts to put an end to it.

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* MoodWhiplash: The cold open is Kira, Sisko, Odo, and Worf acting as though Quark sneaking an annoying advert into the ship's systems is a crime equivalent to high treason.[[note]]While this could be a legitimate security threat, it's far lighter than other things Quark has been EasilyForgiven for.[[[note]] [[/note]] This hilarious introduction soon segues into a story about... the protracted genocide of a planet across generations and Julian's largely futile efforts to put an end to it.

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* MoodWhiplash: The cold open is Kira, Sisko, and Worf acting as though Quark sneaking an annoying advert into the ship's systems is a crime equivalent to high treason.[[note]]While this could be a legitimate security threat, it's far lighter than other things Quark has been EasilyForgiven for.[[[note]] This hilarious introduction soon segues into a story about... the protracted genocide of a planet across generations and Julian's largely futile efforts to put an end to it.


[[caption-width-right:350:Ohhh, this one's depressing.]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Ohhh, [[caption-width-right:350:[[TearJerker Ohhh, this one's depressing.]]]]]]



* MedievalStasis: Enforced by the blight. Electromagnetic radiation makes the disease rapidly progress, so their once advanced civilization had to regress to survive. Bashir discovers this when all his equipment makes the disease work and he has to go low-tech to continue his work.

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* MedievalStasis: Enforced by the blight. Electromagnetic radiation makes the disease rapidly progress, so their once advanced civilization had to regress to survive. Bashir discovers this when all his equipment makes the disease work even worse and he has to go low-tech to continue his work.


* HideYourPregnancy: Nana Visitor started to become visibly pregnant while filming this episode, hence why she is only sitting on the runabout.

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* HideYourPregnancy: Nana Visitor started to become visibly pregnant while filming this episode, hence why she is only sitting on the runabout.

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* ParanoiaFuel: InUniverse--nobody knows when they'll quicken.

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* FaceDeathWithDignity: Trevean's clinic euthanizes those who have quickened and ensures they are as comfortable as possible.


* MedievalStasis: Enforced by the blight. Electromagnetic radiation makes the disease rapidly progress, so their once advanced civilization had to regress to survive. bashir discover this when all his equipment makes the disease work and he has to go low-tech to continue his work.

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* MedievalStasis: Enforced by the blight. Electromagnetic radiation makes the disease rapidly progress, so their once advanced civilization had to regress to survive. bashir discover Bashir discovers this when all his equipment makes the disease work and he has to go low-tech to continue his work.

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