101. For the Cause

The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
101. For the Cause

What to expect from episode 101: For the Cause?


For the Cause, not To the death!

Kasidy is a suspect.

Odo and Eddington work together.

Sisko is angry.

Sisko protects civilian’s rights.

The state of the union.

Inspection time.

Bajorans are miffed about The Cardassians.

The Maqui return.

Suspicious minds.

Checking in with the Sisko’s.

Jake is in this episode!

Questionable fashion by The Sisko’s.

Be the Cause worthy, need it be just?

Sisko takes command.

The Defiant raises the flag.

Worf’s views on terrorists and honor.

Miles O’Brien weighs in.

Eddington says a whole lot of nothing.

The problems with this episode.

The highlights of this episode.

Why this is all so important.

Garak notices Ziyal.

Bashir warns him.

Garak and Ziyal “flirt.”

Just how old is Ziyal?

More importantly, how old is Garak?

The history of Dukat’s hate for Garak.

Kira makes a threat.

Quark shows up! And he needs a new suit.

Garak tries to sniff out a plot against him.

Paranoia gives way to horniness.

Status of the Sisko’s after the Mirror Universe.

Is Kasidy lying or dissembling?

The station is put on lock down.

Odo suspects.

Sisko is delivered.

Kira gets shot.

Perry and David discuss the meaning of For the Cause.

Perry and David talk books.

90’s tragedies and television inspiration.

Where were we when….?

Is Eddington a Changeling?

The Federation Agenda.

The Federation is worse than the Borg.

Eddington’s reveal, Eddington’s plea.

Sisko’s vow.

Kasidy goes to jail.

The long kiss goodbye.

All things New Trek.

The Expanse.

SAG AFTRA strike update.

Books David is reading.

Catching up.

What’s Up Next for The Fire Caves.

Final Thoughts on For The Cause.

David talks about Kasidy Yates.

Plans for the Future.

Perry is still not watching Halo.
Where to Watch.

Where to listen.

Updates and new programs.

The End

Episode Credits


  • David Wampler
  • Perry Freeze


  • Perry Freeze

Small Print

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The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
101. For the Cause