114. Things Past

Perry and David dive into “Things Past” and discuss the ramifications of what the occupation of Bajor did to our heroes.

The Fire Caves Podcast - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
114. Things Past

What to expect from episode 114: Things Past?


Things Past, and return again.

Three officers and a spy went to Bajor….

The former Cardassian Oppressor.

Life on Terok Nor.

Why are the humans not getting second looks?

Establishing a timeline.

Learning about our favorite constable.

Symbolism everywhere.

No matter what timeline, Quark is still a jerk.

Jadzia is selected, Garak gets a broken nose.

Cleaning in Quarks.

Why is Thrax here?

Sisko is the detective in this episode.

Where is everyone else?

Fun with the timeline.

Is this time travel or a dream?

Garak makes fun of the underground.

An Explosion on the promenade.

Our heroes are arrested.

Dax is alright, but has to suffer through Dukat.

Dukat doesn’t know how to reign it in!

Odo questions Thrax.

Fun with cleaning chemicals.

No way out.

The existential drama of a terrifying dreamscape.

Dax makes a prison bust.

Perry and David talk Star Trek and The Occupation.

David’s new book.

Making our way to the Expanse.

Things change and moving on.

Lessons in history.

Band of Brothers and other great WW2 documentaries.

Fun on Youtube.

Creating a legacy.

Tarnishing a reputation.

The deaths on Odo’s hands.

You can’t change the past.

Sisko begins to put it all together.

The true cost of the Occupation.

Kira and Odo have a face to face.

Doubt about the past, consequences to the future.

Updates on all things New Trek.

Final seasons ahead.

Where to watch.

New shows.

Discovery’s final season.

Follow us on spotify and apple!

Watch us on Youtube.

Upcoming contest.

Shows we are watching and where you can find them.

The Expanse.

The games we play and where.

That’s the end.

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
114. Things Past