"Of course I hate it!" Oh, I could see the happy grin Tabar Saratt said that with.
And the ol'rot
on the door--good job, Tolkar and Minion!!! You teach your brother that ignoring is futile!
And is Ma'Kan going to get Garak? GET HIM! He was in the Orias system; he is guilty! Your Garak deserves death. Painful, nasty, slow death.
As for Jarol...I wonder if she'll come to realize her "hero" was the source of the Dominion's evil in the Federation.
One final note. The little mammalian creatures were cute, how they stayed with their mates.