|"Catalyst of Sorrows"|
|Original post date:||17-1-2010|
|Previous episode:||"Distant Stars"|
|Next episode:||"Dark Reflections"|
"Catalyst of Sorrows" is the fourth episode of the second season of the fan fiction series Star Trek: Odyssey.
After the destruction of the Alexandria, the senior officers have been stationed at Deep Space 9 and are on an emotional roller coaster. The terminal disease has gotten the best of Captain Allensworth and has about 2 weeks to live. Hoshi gives birth to the twins, Kyou and Ryou. Doctor Plumley receives news that her home of Cestus III has come under control of the Empire. Plumley has figured out a way to cure the captain of his disease but it involves heading to Earth and the end result has an unforeseen high price. Meanwhile, Commander Merriell is on a dangerous assignment to allow the Federation to regain control of Cestus III.