Search
Mobile Site Caption Comp Monthly Poll Sudden Death Colour Key Statistics Cookie Usage
Federation Ships Other Ships A-K Fleets Weaponry Species Standard People Timelines Calculators Photo Galleries Temporal
Space Stations Other Ships L-Z Design Lineage Size Charts Battles Alternate People Science / Tech Styling Maps / Politics Temporal Ships
Articles Reviews Lists Recreation Search Site Guide What's New eMail Author Links / Awards Shops Forum

Battles

Introduction
Enterprise
Attack
Azati
Prime
Sphere
Bashing
Saving
Earth
Vulcan
Civil War
Romulan
Marauder
Empire
in Crisis
Romulan
Attack
The Deadly
Years
The Doomsday
Machine
The M-5
Debacle
The Wrath
of Khan
Khitomer
Crisis
The Battle
of Minos
Wolf
359
Klingon
Civil War
The
Odyssey
Death of a
Caretaker
A Flagship
Battle
The Omarion
Nebula
Deep
Space Nine
Shattered
Mirror
Kazon
Attack
The
Swarm
Borg /
8472 War
Sector
001
The
Dominion War
The Valley
of Death
The Chin'toka
Invasion

AR-558
Righteous
Insurrection
The Chin'koka
Retreat
Advance on
Cardassia
Vaadwaur
Battle
Workforce
Incident
Reman
Nemesis
PreviousNextTimeline
ReviewImagesDatapointsYour View

Rules of Engagement

Review

Series : Deep Space Nine Rating : 3
Disc No : 4.5 Episode : 89
First Aired : 8 Apr 1996 Stardate : Unknown
Director : LeVar Burton Year : 2372
Writers : Bradley Thompson, David Weddle Season : 4
Guest Cast :
Christopher Michael as Helm officer
Deborah Strang as T'Lara
Ron Canada as Ch'Pok
YATI : Ch'Pok claims that Worf committed a crime in killing civilians, and needs to be extradited to stand trial. Yet in the hearing, he emphasises that Klingons kill all their enemies, be they military or civilian, women or children. So why do the Klingons want Worf extradited for doing something their culture says is okay? And why doesn't either Sisko or the Vulcan judge notice this inconsistency?

When Worf orders Kira to fire on the transport ship he orders a full spread of quantum torpedoes; but on the viewscreen the ship actually fires photons torpedoes.

Great Moment : After the end of the trial, Sisko calls Worf to task for firing on the ship. It's a great moment, because it proves that Sisko actually didn't believe his initial defence of Worf in the trial, that he was trying to get a guilty man off - just what a good advocate is supposed to do.
Quote : "Part of being a captain is knowing when to smile, to make the troops happy. Even when it's the last thing in the world you want to do. Because they're your troops, and you hve to take care of them." - Sisko to Worf

Plotline

When Worf destroys a transport ship full of Klingon civilians during a battle with Klingon forces, he must face a hearing to decide whether he should be extradited to the Klingon Empire.


Copyright Graham Kennedy Page views : 2,989 Last updated : 18 Aug 2004