99. The Muse

The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
99. The Muse

What to expect from episode 99: The Muse?


The Muse, or how to kill a young kid with extra steps.

Jake Sisko is a writer without a story.

The mysterious Onaya.

Odo is in trouble.

Lawaxana Troi is back, and she’s pregnant!

Fun with pregnant Betazoids.

Why haven’t we seen the planet Betazed?

Tavnians have an interesting culture.

Perry and David remark on the upcoming 100th.

Where we stand with Odo and Lwaxana.

Checking in with the Sisko’s.

Ben’s disappointment.

How to raise a child alone.

Ben and Kassidy are just fine…for now.

Onaya seeks out Jake like a targeted missile.

Fun in Onaya’s quarters.

The difference between putting it on a PADD vs actual paper.

Perry and David want Jake’s writing tools!

How to craft a story.

Odo and Lwaxana play a game.

The interesting thing about Odo’s history.

A relationship with a changeling.

Can Lawaxana read Odo’s emotions or thoughts?

Jeyal shows up.

Marriage and the rights of the father, or the mother’s husband.

Love Proclamations and recurring props.

What we know of Jake the writer.

The Muse has other ideas for Jakes’ life.

Ben Sisko returns.

It’s our man Bashir!

No one noticed Jake spending his time with this woman?

The Wedding.

Odo fools everyone, including himself.

Lawaxana is left speechless for once.

Jeyal leaves.

A grand party at Quarks.

Ben finds Jake and Onaya.

Outside influence on the great creative minds in history.

Recurring themes in Star Trek.

Why didn’t they use the holodeck?

Jake barely survives.

Anselom….the beginning.

Where did Onaya go?

The Muse departs.

Lwaxana and Odo say their good byes, as do we.

What we can all learn from Ms. Troi.

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

The End

Episode Credits


  • David Wampler
  • Perry Freeze


  • Perry Freeze

Small Print

The theme music is "One Last Mission" by Niklas Johansson, and is licenced by Holosuite Media through Epidemic Sound.

STAR TREK and all related marks, logos and characters are owned by CBS Studios Inc.

The Fire Caves Podcast, Holosuite Media, the website, the promotion thereof and any exhibition of material created by The Fire Caves Podcast, Holosuite Media, or The Fire Caves Podcast team are not endorsed or sponsored by or affiliated with CBS Studios/Paramount Pictures or the STAR TREK franchise.

This podcast is a fan production. All views made are that of the individual(s), and may not represent that of The Fire Caves Podcast, or the Holosuite Media network.

The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
99. The Muse