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First seen on
Stardate 44429.6 in the TNG episode "The Wounded", the Cardassian
race has since taken on the role of villain, or at the very least, agressor.
Highly intelligent, but equally ruthless, the Cardassian Empire was built
on conquest and expansion, occupying planets like Bajor to exploit its resources.
The truce between
the Federation and Cardassia did not stop tensions from rising over the Bajor
issue, and the Cardassians have tried to extricate Starfleet from Deep Space
Nine for a long time.
allied itself with the Dominion, it had expected to become the greatest power
in the Quadrant, but in the end it was the one who suffered the greatest defeat.