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Miles Edward O'Brien

Prime Timeline

Year Event
2267 Picture from 2267
1The USS Enterprise uncovers a Klingon plot to gain development rights to Shermans planet. Unknown to the crew, they receive covert assistance from the crew of the USS Defiant, thrown back in time from 2373.1
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Dax, Julian Bashir, Odo
  Species :  Klingons
2332 Picture from 2332
2Miles O'Brien is born2 in September.3
2350
4Miles O'Brien enters Starfleet.4
2362
5The Setlik III Massacre takes place. This marks the first time that O'Brien has ever killed another person.6
2364 Picture from 2364
7The USS Enteprise-D is commissioned. Joining the crew for the launch are Counsellor Deanna Troi, Tactical Officer Natasha Yar, Operations Officer Lieutenant Commander Data, Lieutenant Worf, Chief O'Brien, and Captain Jean Luc Picard.7
 
  People :  Deanna Troi, Jean-Luc Picard, Data, Natasha Yar, Worf Rozhenko
2367
8Lieutenant Commander Data agrees to record the events of a typical day aboard the Enterprise-D for Commander Maddox. The events of the day include a standoff with the Romulans, a birth in sickbay, and the marriage of Miles O'Brien and Keiko Ishikawa.8
 
  People :  Keiko O'Brien, Data, Commander Bruce Maddox
Picture from 2367
6Captain Picard is assigned to regain control of the USS Pheonix after the Captain, Ben Maxwell, enters Cardassian space and begins attacking shipping there. Maxwell agrees to return to the Federation to face the consequences of his actions.6
 
  People :  Captain Benjamin Maxwell, Gul Macet
  Species :  Cardassians
2368
9The Enterprise-D is badly damaged by a quantum filament, forcing Deanna Troi to assume temporary command. Miles and Keiko O'Brien's daughter, Molly O'Brien, is delivered in the ten-forward lounge by Worf.9
 
  People :  Deanna Troi, Worf Rozhenko, Keiko O'Brien, Molly O'Brien
10Miles O'Brien's mother dies.3
11The Enterprise visits a moon of Mab-Bu VI. Several crewmembers - Deanna Troi, Data, Miles O'Brien - are possessed by the personalities of prisoners placed on the moon by the Ux-Mal race. The prisoners attempt to possess the rest of the crew, but are thwarted.11
 
  People :  Deanna Troi, Data
  Species :  Ux-Mal
2369
12The Cardassians retreat from the Bajoran system, abandoning the Terok Nor ore processing facility in orbit of the planet. The Bajoran Provisional Government asks Starfleet to take over the running of the station.12
 
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Julian Bashir, Odo, Quark
  Species :  Bajorans, Cardassians
12O'Brien is transferred to Deep Space Nine as Chief of Operations.12
13Tosk, the first Gamma quadrant alien to come through the Bajoran wormhole, takes refuge on Deep Space Nine. His presence proves to be part of a ritual hunt practices by a Gamma quadrant hunter species. With the help of Chief O'Brien, Tosk is able to escape and continue the hunt.13
 
  People :  Tosk
  Species :  Tosk, Hunters
14Chief O'Brien is briefly taken to be the successor to the religious leader of a Bajoran village. The mistake is quickly cleared up.14
 
  Species :  Bajorans
2370 Picture from 2370
15Chief O'Brien and Doctor Bashir assist the T'Lani and Kellerun species to destroy a cache of biological weapons. The two officers are subject to a murder attempt carried out by the two species, in an attempt to destroy all knowledge of the weapons so that they can never be recreated. Both escape and return to Deep Space Nine.15
 
  People :  Julian Bashir, Ambassador Sharat, Ambassador E'Tyshra
  Species :  T'Lani, Kellerun
Picture from 2370
3A group within the Paradan government attempt to disrupt peace talks on their planet by creating a duplicate of Chief O'Brien. The attempt fails.3
 
  Species :  Parada
16The Cardassian government arrests Chief O'Brien for working with the Maquis. Despite the difficulties of working within the Cardassian justice system, Commander Sisko is able to exonerate O'Brien. In the process, it is proved that the Cardassians have planted long term operatives in the Federation disguised as humans, who do not even know themselves that they are really Cardassian.16
 
  People :  Raymond Boone, Kovat, Makbar, Gul Evek
  Species :  Cardassians
Picture from 2370
17The Dominion destroy the USS Odyssey.17
 
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Julian Bashir, Odo, Quark, Elim Garak, Weyoun
2371
18Chief O'Brien suffers a dose of radiation poisoning. In the aftermath, he begins to exhibit strange jumps in time. This proves to be a result of an interaction between the radiation and the quantum singularity of a cloaked Warbird orbiting the station, part of a Romulan plot to destroy Deep Space Nine and close the wormhole. O'Brien is killed as events unfold, and replaced by another version of himself from a parallel timeline.18
 
  People :  Karina, Bo'rak, Atul, Ruwon, Morka
  Species :  Romulans
2372 Picture from 2372
19Chief O'Brien and Lieutenant Bashir conduct a bio-survey of the planet Merik III in the Gamma Quadrant. On the way back to the wormhole they crashland on another planet and are captured by a group of rebel Jem'Hadar led by Goran'Agar. The Jem'Hadar attempt to force Bashir to find a way to free them from dependence on Ketracel white. He fails, leading to the death of the group.19
 
  People :  Julian Bashir, Goran'Agar
  Species :  Jem'Hadar
20Keiko conceives her second child.20
21O'Brien is convicted of spying on the Argrathi; he receives a memory implant equivalent to spending twenty years in jail.21
22Miles and Keiko's child is transferred to Kira's womb after a Runabout accident.22
 
  People :  Major Kira Nerys
2373
23Whilst visiting the Fire Caves of Bajor, Keiko O'Brien's body is possessed by a Pah-wraith. She attempts to force Chief O'Brien to attack the Prophets in the Bajoran wormhole, but although the plan comes close to success, O'Brien is able to defeat the Pah-wraith and force it from her body.23
 
  People :  Keiko O'Brien
  Species :  Pah-wraiths, Prophets
24Odo receives a sick infant Changeling from Quark and attempts to teach it to shapeshift, The infant ultimately dies, but Odo is able to absorb it into his body, restoring his shapeshifting abilities. Meanwhile, Major Kira gives birth to the O'Briens' baby.24
 
  People :  Odo, Major Kira Nerys, Keiko O'Brien
25Chief O'Brien leads a teacm to Empok Nor, an abandoned Cardassian station of the same type as Deep Space Nine, in order to cannibalise it for spare parts. Whilst there, O'Brien's engineering crew is attacked by Cardassian agents who had been in hibernation on the station. Garak, under the influence of a Cardassian device which affects his mind, also attempts to kill O'Brien. The Chief is able to incapacitate Garak and defeat the Cardassian agents.25
 
  People :  Elim Garak
  Species :  Cardassians
Picture from 2373
26The Dominion War begins. Dukat regains control of Deep Space Nine when the Dominion capture the station.26
 
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Julian Bashir, Odo, Quark, Elim Garak, Weyoun
2374
27Sisko becomes an adjutant on Starbase 375. Jadzia Dax becomes commander of the Defiant.27
 
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Julian Bashir, Odo, Quark, Elim Garak, Weyoun
28Starfleet launches an operation to recapture Deep Space Nine. Captain Sisko leads a large Federation force, but this is bogged down battling a Dominion fleet. The Defiant breaks through and reaches Deep Space Nine just as the minefield is destroyed; Sisko convinces the Prophets to prevent Dominion reinforcements from coming through the wormhole. A joint Federation/Klingon force recaptures the station.28
 
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Julian Bashir, Odo, Quark, Elim Garak, Weyoun
  Species :  Prophets
28As Dominion forces leave, Damar murders Ziyal. Distraught at losing both the station and his daughter, Dukat becomes mentally unbalanced and is captured by Federation forces.28
 
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Julian Bashir, Odo, Quark, Elim Garak, Weyoun
29O'Brien goes undercover on Farius Prime to penetrate the Orion Syndicate for Starfleet Intelligence.29
30The Romulans join the war against the Dominion.30
 
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Julian Bashir, Odo, Quark, Elim Garak, Weyoun
  Species :  Romulans
31Miles and Keiko O'Brien's daughter Molly falls into a time portal. O'Brien is able to reverse the effects.31
 
  People :  Keiko O'Brien
Picture from 2374
32The first Allied offensive captures the Chin'Toka system from the Dominion.32
 
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Julian Bashir, Odo, Quark, Elim Garak, Weyoun
2375
33Chief O'Brien goes missing whilst on a mission to penetrate the Orion Syndicate, prompting Ezri to return to her home planet to find him.33
 
  People :  Dax
Picture from 2375
34The Chin'toka system is retaken by Dominion and Breen forces. The USS Defiant is destroyed during the battle.34
 
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Julian Bashir, Odo, Quark
  Species :  Breen
35The Cardassian fleet switches sides, helping the Allies to inflict a major defeat on the Dominion and Breen forces. As allied forces approach Cardassia, Odo links with the female Founder and convinces her to end the Dominion war. Garak chooses to remain on the devastated Cardassia to assist in rebuilding efforts.36
 
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Julian Bashir, Odo, Quark
  Species :  Breen
35In the aftermath of the Dominion war, Kira is appointed commander of Deep Space Nine; Worf becomes Ambassador to the Klingon Empire; O'Brien accepts a teaching post at Starfleet Academy; Odo returns to the Great link, ending his relationship with Kira; Rom becomes the Ferengi Grand Nagus.35
 
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Julian Bashir, Odo, Quark
  Species :  Ferengi

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Yellow text = Canon source Green text = Backstage source Cyan text = Novel White text = DITL speculation

References

# Series Season Source Comment
1 TOS 2 The Trouble With Tribbles
2 DS9 2 Rivals Dax says O'Brien is 'not a day over thirty eight'
3 DS9 2 Whispers
4 DS9 4 Rules of Engagement O'Brien says he has been in Starfleet for 22 years.
5 TNG 6 Realm of Fear O'Brien says he has been using Transporters for 22 years. In
6 TNG 4 The Wounded
7 TNG 1 Encounter at Farpoint
8 TNG 4 Data's Day
9 TNG 5 Disaster
10 DS9 2 Whispers Stated to be two years before the episode. Presumed to happen just before Stardate 45581.2, as this puts it exactly two years before
11 TNG 5 Power Play
12 DS9 1 Emissary
13 DS9 1 Captive Pursuit
14 DS9 1 The Storyteller
15 DS9 2 Armageddon Game
16 DS9 2 Tribunal
17 DS9 2 The Jem'Hadar
18 DS9 3 Visionary
19 DS9 4 Hippocratic Oath
20 DS9 4 Accession Two months before the episode since Keiko said she was due to give birth seven months afterwards
21 DS9 4 Hard Time
22 DS9 4 Body Parts
23 DS9 5 The Assignment
24 DS9 5 The Begotten
25 DS9 5 Empok Nor
26 DS9 5 Call to Arms
27 DS9 6 Behind the Lines
28 DS9 6 Sacrifice of Angels
29 DS9 6 Honor Among Thieves
30 DS9 6 In the Pale Moonlight
31 DS9 6 Time's Orphan
32 DS9 6 Tears of the Prophets
33 DS9 7 Prodigal Daughter
34 DS9 7 The Changing Face of Evil
35 DS9 7 What You Leave Behind, Part 2
36 DS9 7 What You Leave Behind, Part 1
Series : TOS Season 2 (Disc 4)
Episode : The Trouble With Tribbles
Series : DS9 Season 2 (Disc 3)
Episode : Rivals
Comment : Dax says O'Brien is 'not a day over thirty eight'
Series : DS9 Season 2 (Disc 4)
Episode : Whispers
Series : DS9 Season 4 (Disc 5)
Episode : Rules of Engagement
Comment : O'Brien says he has been in Starfleet for 22 years.
Series : TNG Season 6 (Disc 1)
Episode : Realm of Fear
Comment : O'Brien says he has been using Transporters for 22 years. In
Series : TNG Season 4 (Disc 3)
Episode : The Wounded
Series : TNG Season 1 (Disc 1)
Episode : Encounter at Farpoint
Series : TNG Season 4 (Disc 3)
Episode : Data's Day
Series : TNG Season 5 (Disc 1)
Episode : Disaster
Series : DS9 Season 2 (Disc 4)
Episode : Whispers
Comment : Stated to be two years before the episode. Presumed to happen just before Stardate 45581.2, as this puts it exactly two years before
Series : TNG Season 5 (Disc 4)
Episode : Power Play
Series : DS9 Season 1 (Disc 1)
Episode : Emissary
Series : DS9 Season 1 (Disc 2)
Episode : Captive Pursuit
Series : DS9 Season 1 (Disc 4)
Episode : The Storyteller
Series : DS9 Season 2 (Disc 4)
Episode : Armageddon Game
Series : DS9 Season 2 (Disc 7)
Episode : Tribunal
Series : DS9 Season 2 (Disc 7)
Episode : The Jem'Hadar
Series : DS9 Season 3 (Disc 5)
Episode : Visionary
Series : DS9 Season 4 (Disc 1)
Episode : Hippocratic Oath
Series : DS9 Season 4 (Disc 5)
Episode : Accession
Comment : Two months before the episode since Keiko said she was due to give birth seven months afterwards
Series : DS9 Season 4 (Disc 5)
Episode : Hard Time
Series : DS9 Season 4 (Disc 7)
Episode : Body Parts
Series : DS9 Season 5 (Disc 2)
Episode : The Assignment
Series : DS9 Season 5 (Disc 3)
Episode : The Begotten
Series : DS9 Season 5 (Disc 6)
Episode : Empok Nor
Series : DS9 Season 5 (Disc 7)
Episode : Call to Arms
Series : DS9 Season 6 (Disc 1)
Episode : Behind the Lines
Series : DS9 Season 6 (Disc 2)
Episode : Sacrifice of Angels
Series : DS9 Season 6 (Disc 4)
Episode : Honor Among Thieves
Series : DS9 Season 6 (Disc 5)
Episode : In the Pale Moonlight
Series : DS9 Season 6 (Disc 6)
Episode : Time's Orphan
Series : DS9 Season 6 (Disc 7)
Episode : Tears of the Prophets
Series : DS9 Season 7 (Disc 3)
Episode : Prodigal Daughter
Series : DS9 Season 7 (Disc 5)
Episode : The Changing Face of Evil
Series : DS9 Season 7 (Disc 7)
Episode : What You Leave Behind, Part 2
Series : DS9 Season 7 (Disc 7)
Episode : What You Leave Behind, Part 1


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