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Old November 28 2011, 12:33 AM   #376
Admiral Shran
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Re: TheGodBen Revisits Deep Space Nine

Nerys Ghemor wrote: View Post
I don't think the episode ever properly dealt with the child abuse allegations other than seeming to dismiss the idea of physical injury. There had to be psychological damage because a child his age does not bite unless something is severely wrong, and I am not convinced that Proka wasn't abusive.
That's a good point. The question of abuse seems to get brought up and then immediately dismissed. I've always taken it to be that the man making the allegation may have been working with Dukat, but, of course, there's no evidence for that.
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