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Enabran Tain

Universe : Prime Timeline
Name : Enabran Tain1
Species : Cardassians

Former commander of the Obsidian Order, Tain was much feared by the Cardassians and much respected by their enemies. He was Garak's mentor2 and father3, though the two had a falling out when Tain came to believe that Garak had betrayed him.2 Tain was the architect of the disasterous joint attack on the Founder's homeworld by the Obsidian Order and the Romulan Tal Shiar.4 He was captured during the raid and taken to a Dominion prison camp, where he eventually died.3

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Played by

DS92Paul DooleyThe Wire
DS93Paul DooleyImprobable Cause
DS93Paul DooleyThe Die is Cast
DS95Paul DooleyIn Purgatory's Shadow


# Series Season Source Comment
1 Various Deep Space Nine episodes
2 DS9 2 The Wire
3 DS9 5 In Purgatory's Shadow
4 DS9 3 The Die is Cast
Series : DS9 Season (Disc )
Episode : Various Deep Space Nine episodes
Series : DS9 Season 2 (Disc 6)
Episode : The Wire
Series : DS9 Season 5 (Disc 4)
Episode : In Purgatory's Shadow
Series : DS9 Season 3 (Disc 6)
Episode : The Die is Cast

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