21. The Homecoming

A long lost hero returns from imprisonment and looks for peace. Meanwhile, his people look to him for a new direction and leadership.

The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
21. The Homecoming

What to expect from episode 21: The Homecoming?


The Homecoming of Li Nalas, and what that means for Kira and Bajor!

Perry and David are back for an exciting season two!

An explosive start to the new season, with an introduction of a new enemy!

Xenophobia run amok on the station!

Who is Gul Maraine and why does he need Rhulot Seeds so badly!

Sisko is THE MAN

Are we really losing Kira?

The Orb of Prophecy…what secrets does it hold.

Frank Langella….The LEGEND.

Understanding the cultural significance of Racism and Xenophobia in the 20th century.

How Race plays into Sisko’s Decisions and what it meant to watch growing up.

Perry and David talk changes to the podcast and moving forward in the new season.

Will David ever get his bike?

The tease that is Gul Dukat.

Who gave the best performance this episode, and why is it always Kira?

Who gave the worst performance of the episode? Did Dr. Bashir win this title again?

Biggest improvement from Season 1 to Season Two? Perry and David debate.

Something’s rotten in the state of Bajor, and Sisko is keen to find out.

Vedek Winn, lurking in the shadows. The most ambitious cleric to date!

Do Winn and Jaro have something going on?

What’s Perry up to in February?

Projections and expectations for season 2

Where to listen to the show! Possible Youtube Channel?

Episode Credits


  • David Wampler
  • Perry Freeze


  • Perry Freeze

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The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
21. The Homecoming