49. The Search Pt. 1

Perry and David begin season 3 with an exciting review of the first episode! Tune in to discuss character changes and new discoveries!

The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
49. The Search Pt. 1

What to expect from episode 49: The Search Pt. 1?


The Search for the Dominion!

A new ship for a new mission.

The Defiant, Perry is in love!

Perry and David discuss Starfleet’s first warship.

Overpowered, but she has teeth.

Romulans and the cloaking technology: A discussion.

Perry delivers some Trek Lore.

What to expect in season 3.

What is going on with Odo.

Does Eddington look familiar?

Kira is a great friend.

Perry and David discuss the tonal shift of this season opener.

Armin Shimmerman doesn’t like things that demean Ferengi’s

The Change in Odo’s make up.

The ever complex characterization of Odo.

Dax has new hair and proves she is more than a pretty face.

O’Brien the spy.

The Romulan T’Ruul and what she means for our crew.

T’Ruul and Bashir argue over the value of life.

Acceptable losses and the burdens of command.

Sisko makes a tough call.

Where are our missing officers?

The Omarion Nebula, and other whimsical space anomalies.

Perry and David update you as to what they have been doing.

The Texas heat isn’t keeping your hosts indoors!

Perry and David discuss timelines.

What’s up with New Trek?

What new shows are on the horizon?

Perry still isn’t watching Halo.

Will The Fire Caves join Youtube?

David and Perry discuss “The Siskos.”

Jake is now a young man.

Jake’s clothes still suck.

The Search does not go well for The Defiant.

The Defiant has its own runabout?

Kira and Odo escape.

Hand to hand combat on the new bridge!

Is the Defiant done for? Will we see her again?

Odo finally makes it to The Omarion Nebula.

Kira and Odo discover they are not alone.

Odo makes a stunning discovery!

The Search: Is it over?

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
49. The Search Pt. 1