I removed the following speculative comment, which is irrelevant to this episode:
- To a certain extent, this seems to predict the final episode of the series, "What You Leave Behind", when Sisko and Admiral Ross refuse to share a celebratory drink with General Martok as they stand in the middle of a devastated Cardassia.
– Cleanse 04:59, October 10, 2009 (UTC)
The following has been tagged as requiring citation for a couple of months now. If a source turns up that this was an intentional parallel, it can return:
- This episode seems to draw on the legend of Hedin and Högni from Norse mythology.