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  • A: DS9
  • N: 3x15
  • P: 40513-461
  • C: 350
  • D: 13
  • M: February
  • Y: 1995
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Nature of the Wormhole

How does the test signal get through from the alpha quadrant when the wormhole isn't open? ThetaOrion 05:21, December 25, 2009 (UTC)

The comet fragments leaked a small amount of silithium through the field around the shuttle, which created a subspace filament back through the wormhole that acted like a carrier wave for subspace signals.The preceding unsigned comment was added by Jswitte (talk • contribs).

Citation needed

Indeed, most of the writing staff consider "Destiny", "Accession" and "Rapture" to be a self-contained "Emissary trilogy", showing Sisko's different stages of acceptance of his role.

Since this has been left uncited for a while, I thought I'd move it here for discussion. If anyone has a source for this, feel free to re-add it. --| TrekFan Open a channel 05:04, March 17, 2011 (UTC)

More background information

I've added all of the background information I can find on this episode. If anyone knows of any more please do add it. :) --| TrekFan Open a channel 05:27, March 17, 2011 (UTC)


I've removed the following section as per this discussion:

  • As of March 2011:
    • users gave this episode an average rating of 7.86/10 based on 414 votes, ranking the episode fourteenth in the season and 107th of 175 episodes produced overall.
    • users rated this episode 8.1/10 based on 116 votes.
    • Ex Astris Scientia gave this episode a rating of 5/10.
    • Jammer's gave this episode a 31/2-star "Standout" rating.

It's here so we can always re-add it later should the community decide as such. --| TrekFan Open a channel 14:29, August 14, 2011 (UTC)

Continuity addition

In this episode, O'Brien surprises the crew for completing a job well before the estimated time. He then explains that he gives larger time figures in order to have a more comfortable margin. This seems to mirror a similar line by Scotty: in one of the TOS films he implied to give larger time figures so that he seems a genious when he completes his work earlier than expected. I thought adding this similarity in a Trivia or Continuity section, but I can't remember the exact film Scotty said this line. MoffRebusMy Talk 09:54, March 9, 2014 (UTC)

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