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* IHaveNoSon: Worf has never mentioned Alexander to his Klingon colleagues or tried to communicate with his son in years, so he's doing this trope in all but name.

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* TookALevelInBadass: Alexander at the end is still considered an incompetent warrior by the end, but gained some respect from the crew for showing bravery (which definitely counts to Klingons) and volunteering and succeeding in an assignment that saved the ship from a plasma leak.


** Martok to Alexander -- all the other recruits know why they're here. By refusing to acknowledge his own reasons, Alexander is just getting in the way.

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** Martok to Alexander -- all the other recruits know why they're here. By refusing to acknowledge his own reasons, Alexander is just getting in the way.way.
* YouFightLikeACow: Ch'Targh has no respect for Alexander's (non-existent) fighting skills.
--> "He fights like a Ferengi!"


* NotSoDifferent: Worf and Alexander, as Martok points out, are just as stubborn and uptight as each other.

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* NotSoDifferent: Worf and Alexander, as Martok points out, are just out.
--> '''Martok:''' You're
as stubborn and uptight tight-lipped as each other.your father.\\
'''Alexander:''' I am nothing like him!\\
'''Martok:''' Both stubborn, tiresome ''qu'vatlh''. The only difference is I ''need'' him. I do not need ''you''.


* [[CaptainObvious General Obvious]]: Martok's observation on Worf and Alexander's relationship.
-->'''Martok:''' When a father and son do not speak, it means there is trouble between them.

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* [[CaptainObvious General Obvious]]: Martok's observation ContinuityNod: One of the new soldiers on Worf and Alexander's relationship.
-->'''Martok:''' When a father and
the ''Rotarran'' is Katogh, son do not speak, it means there is trouble between them.of [[Recap/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineS04E18RulesOfEngagement Ch'Pok]].


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* [[CaptainObvious General Obvious]]: Martok's observation on Worf and Alexander's relationship.
-->'''Martok:''' When a father and son do not speak, it means there is trouble between them.


* SoapOperaRapidAgingSyndrome: This episode takes place in 2374. Alexander was born in 2366, making him 8 years old. He appears to be about 16 years old. HandWaved by WordOfGod stating that Klingon children mature much faster than humans.

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* SoapOperaRapidAgingSyndrome: This episode takes place in 2374. Alexander was born in 2366, making him 8 years old. He appears to be about 16 years old. HandWaved by WordOfGod stating that Klingon children mature much faster than humans.humans and repeated from Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration, where he appears as 1-4 years old, but looked about 4 years old at a year old then about 10 at age 4.


* [[General Obvious CaptainObvious]]: Martok's observation on Worf and Alexander's relationship.

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* [[General Obvious CaptainObvious]]: [[CaptainObvious General Obvious]]: Martok's observation on Worf and Alexander's relationship.


* CaptainObvious: Martok's observation on Worf and Alexander's relationship.

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* CaptainObvious: [[General Obvious CaptainObvious]]: Martok's observation on Worf and Alexander's relationship.

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[[caption-width-right:350:The prodigal son returns (Whether Worf wants him to or not)]]


** It's not surprising he's no good at weapons, or Klingon socialization. It is surprising he's also terrible at ''absolutely everything''. He has no place being on a battleship in a war, he ''is'' a liability.

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** It's not surprising he's no good at weapons, or Klingon socialization. It is surprising he's also terrible at ''absolutely everything''. He has no place being on a battleship in a war, war; he ''is'' a liability.


While dropping Sisko and company off at Starbase 375 following the events of ''[[Recap/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineS06E02RocksAndShoals Rocks and Shoals]]'', the [=IKS=] ''Rotarran'' takes on five new crew members; one of whom is Alexander Rozhenko, Worf's estranged son. Worf quickly becomes frustrated and embarrassed by Alexander's bumbling attempts to prove himself as a Klingon Warrior. Worf and Martok struggle to understand why Alexander--who never before showed any interest in following [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy the Klingon way]]--signed on to the Klingon forces, while Alexander struggles to find a place among his disdainful crew.

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While dropping Sisko and company off at Starbase 375 following the events of ''[[Recap/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineS06E02RocksAndShoals Rocks and Shoals]]'', the [=IKS=] ''Rotarran'' takes on five new crew members; one of whom is Alexander Rozhenko, Worf's estranged son. Worf quickly becomes frustrated and embarrassed by Alexander's bumbling attempts to prove himself as a Klingon Warrior. Worf and Martok struggle to understand why Alexander--who never before showed any interest in following [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy the Klingon way]]--signed on to the Klingon forces, Defense Force, while Alexander struggles to find a place among his disdainful crew.


* BlatantLies: After Kira returns the dress Dukat sent to her, Durket pretends it's a gift for his daughter.

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* BlatantLies: After Kira returns the dress Dukat sent to her, Durket Dukat pretends it's a gift for his daughter.

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* CaptainObvious: Martok's observation on Worf and Alexander's relationship.
-->'''Martok:''' When a father and son do not speak, it means there is trouble between them.

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* SoapOperaRapidAgingSyndrome: This episode takes place in 2374. Alexander was born in 2366, making him 8 years old. He appears to be about 16 years old. HandWaved by WordOfGod stating that Klingon children mature much faster than humans.

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