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Dr. Bashir must save a dying child who may be Bajor's last chance for peace!

Warchild is a Pocket DS9 novel – #7 in the numbered series – written by Esther Friesner. Published by Pocket Books, it was first released in September 1994.

Summary Edit

From the book jacket
A message left behind by the Kai Opaka gives Commander Benjamin Sisko a fateful mission: find a young Bajoran girl destined to be a great healer who could bring together the warring factions of Bajor. While Lt. Dax tries to find the healer, Dr. Bashir goes planetside to treat a rare disease that is killing the children in Bajor's resettlement camps.
Surrounded by thousands of dying children, Bashir goes A.W.O.L. from Deep Space Nine, vowing not to return until the plague has been stopped. But by the time Dax finds the girl from the Kai's prophecy the child has fallen victim to the plague. Now, with the fate of the entire planet at stake, Commander Sisko must find Dr. Bashir in time to save the child who may be Bajor's last chance for peace.

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Background information Edit

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 commander, the CO of Deep Space 9.
Kira Nerys
Odo
Julian Bashir
Jadzia Dax
Quark
Jake Sisko
Miles O'Brien

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Numbered novels
#8: Antimatter

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