Oh, I am so excited for season four. But before I venture into the great unknown, let’s reflect on how unprepared I was for season 3.
LOOK AT THESE.
- We will see who else belongs to the Dominion. HELP ME.
- At one point, we’ll see or meet the “Founders.” WOW I REGRET THIS, MAKE IT STOP.
- The Dominion threat will take up a great deal of season 3. I don’t think this technically counts; it was the main serialized plot, but we didn’t get a “great deal” of stories.
- Odo will learn more about his origins. (I JUST WANT THIS.) TAKE THIS AWAY FROM ME.
- Another Garak + Bashir episode! WHO KNEW THAT GARAK + ODO WOULD BECOME THE ACTUAL EPISODE I NEEDED.
- We’ll get three episodes with Kai Winn and three with Vedek Bareil. Did I seriously do this. BAREIL IS DEAD, MARK. DEAD.
- We’ll get an episode about someone from Dax’s past. This is perhaps the funniest one because she met LITERALLY ALL OF HER PAST HOSTS.
- Kira will break things off with Bareil. Oh, fuck you, Mark. FUCK YOU.
- We’ll get an episode that takes place in the Mirror Universe! AND IT WAS AWESOME.
- I will not be able to handle the adorableness of Sisko’s relationship with Jake. A safe one! I don’t care, give me a victory that isn’t Pyrrhic.
- We’ll see another Trill. You know… did we get one? I’m looking over the episode titles and I can’t remember.
- I still want another episode dealing solely with the ramifications of the Cardassian occupation of Bajor. I’M NOT DONE WITH THIS STORYLINE. SO MANY OF THEM. SO GOOD.
- Maybe an episode solely about Gul Dukat??? I still want one.
- And one about Jake, too? I’m counting “Explorers.”
- I’M NOT READY FOR SEASON 3. TRUTH
Okay, so I feel like I have a decent basis for some season 4 predictions, so here we go:
Mark’s Predictions for Season 4
- THE DOMINION WILL BE THE MAIN PLOT IN THIS SEASON.
- We’ll see more Founders.
- I will be tricked twice by a Changeling pretending to be someone.
- MORE KASIDY YATES. LOTS MORE.
- The Odo/Kira relationship will be explored at LEAST once.
- Another Garak + Julian episode.
- There will be a Gul Dukat episode too!
- Another episode with Keiko in it!
- The dart board will be retired.
- I want Morn to have an episode as well.
- The Sisko beard will stay.
- Jake will accept the writing fellowship and leave DS9.
- We’ll get an update about Quark’s and Rom’s mom.
- NOG GETS INTO STARFLEET.
- Jadzia goes on a date.
- JADZIA DESTROYS SOMEONE.
- The end of season 4: The Federation can’t hold off the Dominion any longer, and they invade the Alpha Quadrant.
LET’S DO THIS.
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