60. Fascination

Lwaxana Troi is back and hijinks inevitably ensue on the station as she brings her Fascination with Odo to the forefront! Plus, The O’Briens get an update.

The Fire Caves Podcast - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
60. Fascination

What to expect from episode 60: Fascination?


Fascination or A Midsomer Night’s Dream.

Shakespeare in Space.

Lwaxana Troi, Daughter of the Fifth House, Holder of the Sacred Chalice of Rixx, Heir to the Holy Rings of Betazed!

Odo is in shock, and so is the rest of the station.

Odo has a thing for Kira?

What’s up with Jake and Marda?

Keiko is back!

The O’Briens, an update.

Peldor Joy! The Bajoran Gratitude Festival.

Jake has a crush on Kira.

What to do with unrequited love.

The station is one big party.

Bajoran festival music makes Odo sway.

Perry and David discuss the love triangle Trope.

Bareil is still creepy.

Jadzia Dax gets in the mix.

The O’Briens at the favorite table.

Who is Sabar?

The end of the O’Briens?

Will Miles resign?

Sisko and Dax and their unrecognized lust.

What’s a man to do when a Trill hits on you?

The party begins.

Sisko tries to maintain order, gets punched for his efforts.

Bareil goes down.

Kira and….Dr. Bashir?

Quark is serving pudding, Keiko is serving looks!

Miles gives Jake some relationship advice.

The O’Briens reunited.

Jadzia asks Ben to marry her.

The true culprit revealed.

Zanthi Fever! That only affects “mature” Betazoids!

Treatment and an easing of tensions.

A promise to meet up….in a day or two.

Poor Lwaxana. Maybe next time.

Odo’s feeling revealed.

The Fascination is over, return to work.

Perry and David remark on the delightful Lwaxana Troi.

The Expanse Update.

Perry discusses NuTrek and the ending of a few seasons.

More on the way for Star Trek: Picard.

What’s up on YouTube, and where to listen!

Perry is still not watching Halo.

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
60. Fascination