31. Sanctuary

In “Sanctuary, we see Bajoran Xenophobia on prime display. Will Major Kira stand up to this new alien race? Plus some great trek alum easter eggs!

The Fire Caves Podcast - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
31. Sanctuary

What to expect from episode 31: Sanctuary?


“Sanctuary!” Quasimodo is NOT in this episode!

Perry and David discuss a fan “least” favorite episode.

Perry likes Bajorans, hates Bajoran Music.

Kira’s development is on display again.

What is up with the universal translator?

Why would the Skreean men stop touching things?

Odo is like an exasperated school teacher.

What food do you offer new aliens from the other side of the galaxy?

What is a Mesa Stalk and is it tasty?

That Dress is hideous! Who would wear that?

Sisko is back to being Mr. Subtle.

Where do you put three million people?

Thank goodness for the Federation and its plethora of planets.

Why wouldn’t you want a whole new planet?

Kira’s friendship is tested.

The men have no heads for business.

All the leaders are female? Yes Julian.

The Skreeans, they are gross.

Are these new aliens a long forgotten part of Bajor’s Past?

Perry and David muse over what could make this episode better.

Who gives a stellar performance?

Quark lets his protective nature show.

Xenophobia from the Bajorans…unexpected but understandable.

The Trilar Penninsula: Why is it so important?

Bajoran politics make no sense and Perry and David have had enough.

Jake is back and stylish as ever.

Oh Nog, you prankster!

Skreeans have no manners and can’t take a joke.

Kantanna, the land, the myth, the legend!

The Dominion looms ever closer.

The Great Refugee Crisis of the 1990s.

Perry and David recall their personal experience growing up with refugees coming to their hometowns.

Are the Bajoran people bitter and closed off?

The Effects of the Occupation of Bajor are discussed.

Perry updates everyone on NUTrek and where to watch.

Deep Space Nine easter eggs!

Tumak is actually Chekov’s son!

Quark’s Wife is the new Bajoran Ministry representative.

Episode Credits


  • David Wampler
  • Perry Freeze


  • Perry Freeze

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The Fire Caves Podcast - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
31. Sanctuary