9/29/1997. A Time to Stand — As the war between the Federation and the Dominion continues, Sisko and his crew are reassigned from the Defiant, while Kira and Odo cope with the bureaucracy of the station's occupation.
10/6/1997. Rocks and Shoals — Sisko and his crew are marooned on a barren planet with a squadron of Jem'Hadar soldiers and their wounded Vorta overseer. But when the Vorta seeks out Sisko to make a deal, can he be trusted? And should Sisko accept the treacherous proposal?
10/13/1997. Sons and Daughters — Worf and his son Alexander must come to terms with one another when Alexander is assigned to the Rotarran and voices his intentions to become a warrior. Meanwhile, Kira finds herself in between friend and foe when Dukat's daughter Ziyal returns to the station and reconciles with her father.
10/20/1997. Behind the Lines — Odo finds his priorities at odds with Kira's resistance efforts when one of the Founders comes to him and offers to guide him in learning about the Great Link.
10/27/1997. Favor the Bold — On the eve of Dukat successfully disabling the minefield, Sisko coordinates a massive assault to retake Deep Space Nine.
11/3/1997. Sacrifice of Angels — The Federation's only hope of stopping massive Dominion reinforcements from entering the Alpha Quadrant relies on Sisko's suicide mission to reach DS9 before the minefield is destroyed.
11/10/1997. You Are Cordially Invited — Dax and Worf find their wedding plans threatened when Martok's wife challenges Jadzia's worthiness to be admitted into their house.
11/17/1997. Resurrection — Kira finds herself falling in love with the mirror-universe version of Bareil, who has crossed the reality plane to begin a new life.
11/24/1997. Statistical Probabilities — Bashir agrees to counsel a group of eccentric, genetically enhanced humans ... and finds himself reevaluating his own enhanced nature when they calculate a disastrous prediction for the outcome of the Dominion War.
12/29/1997. The Magnificent Ferengi — When Quark and Rom's mother is abducted by the Dominion, the two brothers recruit an all-Ferengi team to embark on a dangerous mission to get her back.
1/5/1998. Waltz — Stranded alone and waiting for rescue, Captain Sisko and an unstable Dukat face off in a battle of dialog and challenged assumptions.
2/2/1998. Who Mourns for Morn? — Following news that Morn has died, Quark inherits his mysterious fortune ... and finds himself in over his head when Morn's old "friends" come looking for it.
2/9/1998. Far Beyond the Stars — Sisko dreams he is a writer in New York City of the 1950s, where he struggles to publish a science fiction work about a space station commanded by a black hero.
2/16/1998. One Little Ship — During a research experiment in which a Runabout is shrunk to approximately five inches in length, a Jem'Hadar squadron boards and takes control of the Defiant.
2/23/1998. Honor Among Thieves — Starfleet Intelligence sends O'Brien on an undercover mission to infiltrate the Orion Syndicate. But O'Brien finds himself in a tough bind when he begins to sympathize with the man he is spying on.
3/2/1998. Change of Heart — When Dax is critically injured during an important intelligence mission, Worf must choose between his love for his wife and his responsibility to carry out the operation without her.
3/30/1998. Wrongs Darker Than Death or Night — When Dukat informs Kira that he and her mother were lovers in the distant past, a distressed Kira embarks on a search for the truth about the mother she barely knew.
4/6/1998. Inquisition — Bashir becomes the target of a determined Starfleet internal affairs officer who believes he is a Dominion spy.
4/13/1998. In the Pale Moonlight — As the costs of war continue to escalate, Sisko realizes he must turn the Romulans against the Dominion at all costs, so he and Garak hatch a daring plan to convince the Romulans that the Dominion is plotting against them.
4/20/1998. His Way — Preparing for his first date with Major Kira, Odo takes lessons about the finer points of romance from a Las Vegas lounge lizard in a 20th-century holosuite program.
4/27/1998. The Reckoning — Sisko removes an artifact from beneath the ancient Bajoran city of B'hala when he suspects the Prophets want something from their Emissary.
5/4/1998. Valiant — Jake and Nog are rescued by a crew of elite Starfleet cadets who are trapped behind enemy lines and engaged in a dangerous secret mission.
5/11/1998. Profit and Lacezero stars — When Grand Nagus Zek is cashiered from office after giving Ferengi females the right to wear clothing, Quark must pose as a woman to convince another Ferengi official that women have the ability to contribute to Ferengi society.
5/18/1998. Time's Orphan — Molly O'Brien is pulled back through time and then retrieved after she has lived ten years in isolation, at which point her parents attempt to refamiliarize her with society.
6/8/1998. The Sound of Her Voice — The Defiant receives an audio-only transmission from a Starfleet captain who is stranded on a desolate planet, and Sisko's crew becomes her only hope for rescue.
6/15/1998. Tears of the Prophets — Going against a warning from the Prophets, Sisko leads an invasion of Cardassia in the hopes of turning the tides of the war.
Sixth Season Recap — A capsule review of each episode, rankings, character and theme discussion, and an analysis of the entire season overall.