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Worf and Kira strike at the heart of the Dominion!

The Heart of the Warrior is a Pocket DS9 novel – #17 in the numbered series – written by John Gregory Betancourt. Published by Pocket Books, it was first released in October 1996.

Summary Edit

From the book jacket
While a crucial peace conference fills Deep Space 9 with rumors of intrigue and conspiracy, Major Kira and Lt. Commander Worf embark on a dangerous undercover mission deep into the heart of the Gamma Quadrant. Their mission: to find the secret of the addictive substance that the Changelings use to control their Jem'Hadar warriors. But how long can Worf and Kira remain undetected in the midst of the Dominion? Odo may be their only hope; but to save them, he'll have to stand against his own people.

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Background information Edit

  • The Historian's Note refers to the novel under the title The Trojan Spaceship.

Characters Edit

Canon characters listed below are linked to the main article about them. Non-canon characters are not linked, but those that recurred, appearing or being mentioned in more than one story, are defined further in Pocket DS9 characters.

Regular and recurring characters Edit

Benjamin Sisko 
Starfleet captain, the CO of Deep Space 9.
Worf 
Starfleet lieutenant commander, strategic operations officer of DS9.
Kira Nerys
Odo
Julian Bashir
Jadzia Dax
Quark
Jake Sisko
Miles O'Brien

References Edit

Oberth-class

External link Edit


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#16: Invasion!: Time's Enemy Pocket DS9
Numbered novels
#18: Saratoga

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