86. The Sword of Kahless (4.09)

Synopsis: Klingon Dahar Master Kor, Jadzia Dax, and Worf search for the fabled Sword of Kahless on a remote planet in the Gamma Quadrant.

Memory Alpha SummaryThis ist a castle, and we have many bat’leths!

Review: Kor makes his third appearance in the series (his first being in the original series) and they got the same actor to play him which is pretty awesome. They also bring back Toral, the boy who Worf spared in Redemption. I love the idea of this story, very reminiscent of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. 

That the revered Klingon sword is just a sword is the right way to play it, and the fact that Worf and Kor lose themselves fighting over it makes for good television. Their barbs back and forth, with Dax getting in the middle, was good fun. However, I wasn’t very comfortable with Worf basically trying to murder Kor; not in battle, like a Klingon, but by tricking him, like a Romulan. Thankfully it doesn’t happen and sanity prevails at the end. But it left me with a bad taste in my mouth. 

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