Stardate: 465570.8--Traveling in a Runabout, Kira and Bashir pick up a distress signal from a disabled ship and beam over to discover an injured security officer named Ty Kajada.
Her passenger - a murderer named Rao Vantika, had set the ship on fire in order to escape, but dies from his injuries after attempting to strangle Bashir. When strange things begin to happen on the station, his captors believe he is not dead, despite the body in Bashir's morgue.
original airdate--February 21,1993
music--"Theme from Star Trek" "Where No Man Has Gone Before" by Dennis McCarthy
Goofs--when the Koblian officer opens Vantika's eyes to run a retinal scan, his pupils dilate, despite the fact that he is dead.
Alien Races: Kobliad, Lurian
Spaceships: Freighter Norkova, U.S.S. Rio Grande
Commander Benjamin Sisko has been sent to a highly contested region of space to take control of Deep Space 9. His mission: to help the newly liberated planet of Bajor and guard the entrance to a just discovered, stable wormhole that opens up on the far side of the universe.