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  • Battle of the Omarion Nebula
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  • The Battle of the Omarion Nebula was a battle between a joint Romulan Tal Shiar/Cardassian Obsidian Order task force and a Jem'Hadar fleet in the Omarion Nebula. The strike was intended to preemptively attack the Founders' homeworld but ended as a horrible defeat for the forces of the Order and Tal Shiar, leading to the disgrace of both organizations. (DS9 episode: "The Die is Cast", ST short story: "Twilight's Wrath") Following the Battle of the Omarion Nebula, Praetor Neral encouraged the restructuring of the Tal Shiar. (ST - Vulcan's Soul novel: Epiphany)
  • The Battle of the Omarion Nebula was the first major battle between the forces from the Alpha Quadrant and the Dominion. A fleet of twenty starships from the Cardassian Obsidian Order and the Romulan Tal Shiar attempted to launch a preemptive strike against the Dominion, attacking the Founder's homeworld in the Omarion Nebula.
  • The Battle of the Omarion Nebula was the first major armed engagement between forces of the Alpha Quadrant and the Dominion, as well as the only large-scale conflict to take place in the Gamma Quadrant.
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  • Jem'Hadar attack ships destroy the Koranak
conflict name
  • Battle of the Omarion Nebula
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Date
  • 2371
  • September 2004
Commander
Losses
  • All Cardassian and Romulan ships
  • Light; several ships destroyed
Part of
  • the Dominion Cold War
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  • 200
Result
  • Decisive Dominion victory
  • :Destruction of the Obsidian Order
  • Tal Shiar severely damaged
  • Cardassian Central Command severely weakened and eventually overthrown
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  • 20
  • 22
  • 24
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  • 26108
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  • The Battle of the Omarion Nebula was the first major armed engagement between forces of the Alpha Quadrant and the Dominion, as well as the only large-scale conflict to take place in the Gamma Quadrant. Acting on a plan originating with Enabran Tain, a combined fleet of twenty Cardassian and Romulan warships under the control of the Obsidian Order and the Tal Shiar launched a preemptive strike on the Founders' homeworld in the Omarion Nebula. However, the effort had long been infiltrated by a Dominion agent, and shortly after attacking, the fleet was ambushed and destroyed by the Jem'Hadar, with few survivors.
  • The Battle of the Omarion Nebula was a battle between a joint Romulan Tal Shiar/Cardassian Obsidian Order task force and a Jem'Hadar fleet in the Omarion Nebula. The strike was intended to preemptively attack the Founders' homeworld but ended as a horrible defeat for the forces of the Order and Tal Shiar, leading to the disgrace of both organizations. (DS9 episode: "The Die is Cast", ST short story: "Twilight's Wrath") Following the Battle of the Omarion Nebula, Praetor Neral encouraged the restructuring of the Tal Shiar. (ST - Vulcan's Soul novel: Epiphany)
  • The Battle of the Omarion Nebula was the first major battle between the forces from the Alpha Quadrant and the Dominion. A fleet of twenty starships from the Cardassian Obsidian Order and the Romulan Tal Shiar attempted to launch a preemptive strike against the Dominion, attacking the Founder's homeworld in the Omarion Nebula. The joint fleet was commanded by Enabran Tain and Colonel Lovok entered the Gamma Quadrant through the Bajoran wormhole and traveled cloaked to the Founder's homeworld hoping to catch the leaders of the Dominion unaware. The fleet then decloaked and began an orbital bombardment of the planet's surface. The fleet soon discovered that the Founders were no longer on the planet and 150 Jem'Hadar warships appeared out of the nebula. It was then revealed that Lovok had been replaced by a Changeling and that the Dominion had known about the attack long before it was launched. The battle was swift and brutal, the Jem'Hadar greatly outnumbered the joint fleet and destroyed it, killing most of the personnel. Several, such as Enabran Tain, were captured and interned. (DS9: "Improbable Cause", "The Die is Cast", "In Purgatory's Shadow") In the aftermath of the battle the Obsidian Order was fatally crippled. Its fall would lead to a civilian uprising that saw the Detapa Council gain control of the Cardassian Union. This event and other activities by Changeling infiltrators would eventually lead to the Cardassian Union joining the Dominion, giving them a foothold in the Alpha Quadrant and lead to the Dominion War. (DS9: "The Way of the Warrior", "By Inferno's Light")