Discussion in 'Star Trek: Deep Space Nine' started by Santa Garrus, Aug 5, 2013.
Cake-o: I have no intention of testifying against my husband.
MAKBAR: Call the first witness.
ODO: Madame Archon, may I confer privately with the Conservator before we begin..
MAKBAR: I believe this is the first time you are serving as Nestor, so perhaps I should explain that you have no authority to address this court. You assist the defendant, that is all.
ODO: I beg the court's indulgence. I am new at this.
Makbar: All of Cardassia is watching these proceedings. Private conferences do not make for good viewing. You should have done this before we convened. Very well, make it quick.
KOVAT: Please don't ruin this for me. I'm only a year away from retirement.
ODO: We have new evidence to prove O'Brien's innocence.
KOVAT: New evidence?
ODO: If O'Brien is accused of stealing warheads from Deep Space Nine, we can prove that he didn't do it.
KOVAT: Of course, he did it. He's been found guilty, hasn't he?
ODO: Someone manipulated a recording of his voice to gain entry. I can produce that recording here.
KOVAT: No evidence can be submitted after the verdict has been reached... you should know that..
ODO: Of course, but I was hoping that the most renowned Conservator in all of Cardassia...
KOVAT: You flatter me, sir, you flatter me, but we want justice, not chaos in this court. No, I will have no part of this.
MAKBAR: Enough! Are you ready to proceed, Conservator?
KOVAT: I am.
ODO: Madam Archon, may I address the court?
MAKBAR: Didn't I just explain to you that you may not?
ODO: But if our Conservator refuses to bring up new evidence-
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