Emony Dax was a joined Trill and the third host of the Dax symbiont.
She was an
Olympic gymnast who found that her concentration and physical coordination improved after she was joined with Dax, despite her fears prior to joining that they would be adversely affected. ( : " DS9 ", " Facets ", " Rejoined ", " Afterimage ")
Take Me Out to the Holosuite
Emony was once on
Earth to judge a gymnastics competition at the University of Mississippi, where she met Leonard McCoy. Years later, Dax would comment that she had a feeling that he would become a doctor - "he had the hands of a surgeon." ( : " DS9 ")
Trials and Tribble-ations
Emony had the unusual habit of standing on her head to relax herself. (
: " DS9 ")
Jadzia Dax's in zhian'tara 2371, Leeta embodied Emony's memories and personality. ( : " DS9 ")
months after being joined, Ezri Dax thought she was being overly emotional due to "the Emony" in her. ( : " DS9 ")
Shadows and Symbols
Emony was played by Chase Masterson during Jadzia's
. The Star Trek Encyclopedia speculates that Emony and McCoy met around 2245, based on the fact that McCoy could not have yet entered medical school when they knew each other.
Lives of Dax short story
, McCoy's roommate, whose people have a long-standing feud with the Trill, attempts to kill Emony at the gymnastics competition, but another Trill steps in and takes the blow instead - McCoy is able to save his life, and the satisfaction he receives from doing so is the catalyst for his decision to become a doctor.