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Faction Khitomer.png Darkness Before the Dawn
The Vault.jpg
Given by:
Preceded by:
“Cutting the Cord”
Followed by:
“Lost and Found”
March 5, 2011
Lv 30: 775 Experience Point icon.png
Lv 40: 860 Experience Point icon.png
Lv 50: 992 Experience Point icon.png
Lv 30: 835 Expertise icon.png
Lv 40: 825 Expertise icon.png
Lv 50: 866 Expertise icon.png

In Darkness Before the Dawn is an epilogue mission in which the player talks to Obisek about the events of the previous missions and the fate of the Reman Resistance.


The player meets Obisek in the Haakona System (actually Sector Space approaching the Haakona System) to discuss the recent events involving the Remans, the Tal Shiar and Sela's disappearance. Obisek informs the player that the Reman Resistance intends to turn The Vault into a refuge for Reman and Romulan alike and presents the player with a floor trophy to commemorate their alliance.


Mission Text[]


The Federation has offered the Reman resistance humanitarian aid, and we are working with them to find diplomatic solutions to their disputes with the Romulans.

Obisek has asked to speak with you. You can meet his ship in the Haakona system.

And once again, please accept my congratulations on a job well done.


I have been in contact with the Remans. The High Council wishes to seek an alliance with them. I do not necessarily agree, but it is not my place to question the will of the Council.

Obisek has aked to speak with you. You can meet his ship in the Haakona system.

You fought well. Continue to bring honor to your ship and your fleet, and you will be one of the heroes of the Empire.


Romulan Republic (Federation-aligned)[]

Obisek has aked to speak with you. You can meet his ship in the Haakona system.

Your involvement in this event has earned Obisek's respect ... and mine.


Travel to the Haakona system, which is located in the Beta Quadrant, and speak with Obisek.



There are no accolades specific to this mission.


For a walkthrough of this mission, visit the Walkthrough page.

Mission Replay[]

This mission is not repeatable through Mission Replay.

Feature Episode Notes[]


  • The trophy awarded is the floor trophy "No Kill I" showing several Horta eggs.
  • As of Season 4 the mission is no longer available at level 6 and above, but level 31 and above.
  • In Season Seven: New Romulus, the story is continued through missions at the New Romulus adventure zone.
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Mission available Side Content: The Galaxy at Large
See also: Featured episodePatrolRemoved MissionsTask Force Operation