54. Equilibrium

Perry and David discuss the importance of Dax, Trill culture, the steps Sisko is willing to take for a friend, and much more! Tune in tonight!

The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
54. Equilibrium

What to expect from episode 54: Equilibrium?


Equilibrium, or the balance of all things.

Sisko cooks, and Kira finds Odo cute.

Beets are a very misunderstood vegetable.

The Tin Ear of Dax.

Hallucinations, aggression, and the Equilibrium of Dax all out of wack.

Perry and David discuss those that have passed on.

The loss of Aron Eisenberg and Louise Fletcher.

How Nog and Kai Winn shaped Deep Space Nine.

The Legacy of Nog.

The Fire Caves Anniversary, and a special announcement!

What Perry and David have been up to these days.

David learns The Defiant was not destroyed.

We learn more Trill Lore.

Joran Balar, the crazy, murderous Trill.

Isoboromine and what it means to a host.

Dax has more flashbacks.

Where is O’Brien?

Perry and David discuss more Trill lore.

The Caves of Makala are a wonderful place.

David likes long hair and apparently Perry likes….spots?

The History of Dax, and what we learn about joining.

Can anyone be a host?

The commodity of a Symbiont.

Perry and David speculate as to the origin of the joined species.

We don’t talk about Odan.

Perry and David discuss Sisko and Picard and the Captain’s Chairs.

The importance of the swivel.

The Plurality of Dax.

Less Symbiont, more Parasite?

What would you do if you were joined?

Perry discusses new trek and the status of Trill.

Dax’s Equilibrium restored.

What’s on the Horizon for The Fire Caves?

Youtube Live! Be there.

October 2nd is the special day!

Catch the podcast on October 7th.

What’s up in NuTrek.

The Star Trek Cookbook: Or how to gross out your family.

Perry is excited for Bloodwine.

See you live next week!

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
54. Equilibrium