The ferengi may value the rules of acquisition, but star trek fan francis scofield truly rules at acquiring ferengi costumes and memorabilia. Among this body of sources a variety of discrepancies exist. The ferengi rules of acquisition are a collection of two hundred and. Add to bookbag sell this book add to wish list set price alert. The full rule was revealed by the eu as being never insult a ferengi s mother. It is written from the point of view of quark who is relaying what is basically akin to an aesop parable for the ferengi. Other than an interesting forward from quark, the book only has the 70 rules given in the tv show. The following is from a book by ira steven behr isbn 0671529366, with slight modification for academic and pedagogical purposes. Never spend more for an acquisition than you have to. Reading this book will give you all the business savvy you need to successfully start and run a business in the alpha quadrant, perhaps even here on earth.
The ferengi rules of acquisition by ira steven behr available from rakuten kobo. The books cover credits authorship as being by quark as told to ira steven behr. Behr has been an integral creative force on the show since its inception in 1993. There is space in the very back of the book to add new rules, so there are. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the star trek. My problem is that i am bored to death with the ferengi and their rules of acquisition. For centuries the famous ferengi rules of acquisition have been the guiding principles of the galaxys most successful entrepreneurs. Most of the rules were written by ira steven behr, a writer for star trek. His people couldnt have become so powerful without being great warriors as well. I love deep space nine, but most of the ferengi episodes are. Ferengi rules of acquisition complete list youtube. They were first written by gint, the first grand nagus. A woman wearing clothes is like a man in the kitchen.
Deep space nine by behr, ira steven, wolf, robert hewitt isbn. Of course, as any good ferengi trader would confess, one. This isnt about sisko dealing with funny alien values, its about quark deciding how he relates to his culture. Is there a list available of all of the rules of acquisition. The ferengi rules of acquisition memory beta, noncanon. The ferengi rules of acquisition paperback july 1, 1995 by ira steven behr author the ferengi are greedy, avaricious, ruthless, cowardly and completely. Deep space nine tv series 19931999 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
In the mid22nd century there were 173 rules, and by the 24th century there were 285. She was first portrayed by actress andrea martin in star trek. Books star trek books star trek tv star trek characters star trek series star wars star trek warp scotty star trek deep space 9 space movies. Dax and worf meet differently, and there are a few aspects of ferengi and klingon culture that ive changed slightly. In theory, every ferengi business transaction strictly followed all 285 rules. Deep space nine writers have described how they saw the ferengi as a satirical presentation of 20th century humans. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. The best deal is the one that brings the most profit.
They are listed here however, because they seem to fit. Deep space nine in 1993 placed a ferengi among the main ensemble cast. Ferengi rules of acquisition have appeared in televised episodes of deep space nine, the two books cited below, and novels and comic books based on the next generation and deep space nine. Quark was a black marketeer, an occasional gunrunner, a cheat, a liar and as greedy as a squirrel. For centuries the famous ferengi rules of acquisition have been the guiding principles of the.
A great book for ds9 fans, but not a comprehensive list of the rules. Deep space nine by ira steven behr book cover, description, publication history. The ferengi rules of acquisition by ira steven behr and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. The ferengi rules of acquisition ds9 novel 125 you cant make a deal if youre dead. The ferengi rules of acquisition by ira steven behr at indigo. Free returns 100% satisfaction guarantee fast shipping. Ferengi characters were subsequently utilised in a single episode of star trek. Search by multiple isbn, single isbn, title, author, etc. Ferengi rules of acquisition memory beta, noncanon star trek. Cafepress brings your passions to life with the perfect item for every occasion.
In the fictional star trek universe, the rules of acquisition are a collection of sacred business proverbs of the ultracapitalist race known as the ferengi the first mention of the rules within the star trek universe was in the nagus, an episode of the tv series star trek. The first mention of the rules within the star trek universe was in the nagus, an episode of the tv series star trek. The ferengi rules of acquisition by ira steven behr. The ferengi rules of acquisition by ira steven behr the. The ferengi rules of acquisition gives several new rules that were never heard in the series. The ferengi rules of acquisition by behr, ira steven and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. The new rules were entitled the rules of acquisition, revised for the modern ferengi. Never pay more for an acquisition than you have to. Ferengi rules of acquisition as completed by gelt a. Pdf ferengi rules of acquisition download full pdf.
Nothing is more important than your healthexcept for your money. A formerly oblique parody of the excesses of unchecked capitalism, the ferengi species has, arguably, evolved more than any other species portrayed in. The rules, first introduced in the first season episode of deep space nine, the nagus, are 285 rules that govern every ferengi business transaction and, by extension, their entire society. A contract is a contract is a contract but only between ferengi. Theres nothing more dangerous than an honest businessman. Ferengi rules of acquisition memory beta, noncanon star. Star trek legends of the ferengi is a book that expands on the rules of acquisition that viewers of deep space nine have seen crop up fairly regularly. Every rule of acquisition that was said throughout every star trek series. By request, here are the complete ferengi rules of acquisition. Quark is the author of the ferengi rules of acquisition 3. The ferengi bible, the complete rules of acquisition is based on a data crystal discovered in a meteorite in alaska which contained the complete ferengi classic, in the original language.
The ferengi rules of acquisition ds9 novel 123 even a blind man can recognize the glow of latinum. The complete ferengi rules of acquisition is a book which takes a cynical, but practical. Rules of acquisition is the seventh episode of the second season of the american science fiction television series star trek. The ferengi rules of acquisition memory alpha fandom. Legends of the ferengi ebook by ira steven behr, robert. You cant cheat an honest customer, but it never hurts to try. Looking for the ideal ferengi rules of acquisition gifts. The book opens with an introduction by deep space 9s resident ferengi, in which he encourages the reader to purchase this book for. Also, while they lord over their wives, never insult a ferengi s mother is still in the rules of acquisition, meaning women probably do have some pull within the household. Legends of the ferengi is a sequel to the book, giving background information on the rules. The ferengi are greedy, avaricious, ruthless, cowardly and. Star trek ferengi rules of acquisition actual show footage.
Ira steven behr is executive producer of star trek. Jul 01, 1995 the ferengi rules of acquisition by ira steven behr is a rather short book which basically lists the various ferengi rules of acquisition that have so far been revealed via the various mediums of star trek. I also spent an afternoon with the two ancillary books the ferengi rules of acquisition and the legends of the ferengi. Power is 50% what you have and 50% what people think you have. I always thought that quark seemed as if he was more than we saw in the show. The only other actual ferengi female to which we are introduced is quarks mother, ishka, who appeared 5 times throughout the series. This book, appearing in 1995 between the third and fourth seasons of the show and after the first season of star trek. Sep 26, 20 while it dodges a whole host of ethical questions about just how far deep space nines multicultural values certainly go, i do like that rules of acquisition is again a story told primarily from the ferengi point of view. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Sex and profit are the two things that never last long enough. For centuries these and the other famous ferengi rules of acquisition have been the guiding principles of the galaxys most successful. He states, every ferengi business transaction is governed by 285 rules of acquisition to ensure a fair and honest deal for all parties concerned. If its a problem that creators were selfconscious of there is no better attempt to rectify it than represented by the ferengi arc of deep space nine. Deep space nine season 2 a list of 26 titles created 06 jan 2017 bra serier a list of 29 titles.
A screenshot of the first twenty seven appears below. The ferengi rules of acquisition by ira steven behr goodreads. The ferengi rules of acquisition complete en overmind. Whether youre a ferengi businessman obsessed with the pursuit of profit or simply a midgrade trekkie that liked star trek. Quark acts as the grand nagus representative in what appears to be a plot to establish a ferengi business presence in the gamma quadrant. Although best sellers such as poor richards almanack and the book of lists were certainly valuable. Come check out our giant selection of tshirts, mugs, tote bags, stickers and more. Always entranced by the profitdriven species, scofield sought to own a screenused treasure when christies auction house presented its massive sale centered upon star trek props in 2006.
Deep space nine, this little book is a brilliant coffeetable conversation starter. It doesnt have all the rules of acquisition as there was only 72 i think known at the time of the end of deep space nine, however online you can find up to about 150 or 200 on wiki now. Editions of the ferengi rules of acquisition by ira steven. The ferengi are greedy, avaricious, ruthless, cowardly and completely unscfor centuries the famous ferengi rules of acquisition have been the guiding principles of the galaxys most successful entrepreneurs. The ferengi rules of acquisition was a fun book to read for those who followed the television show deep space nine which i am currently rewatching. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Jun 17, 2014 the ferengi rules of acquisition complete en posted on 2014. The ferengi are greedy, avaricious, ruthless, cowardly and completely unscrupulous. She is masterful, but has no chance in the male dominated world. Unabridged and fully annotated, with all 47 commentaries, all 900 major and minor judgments, all 10,000 considered opinions. Deep space nine, in a book the ferengi rules of acquisition isbn 0671529366. The ferengi believe that each part of the universe has too much of one thing, but not enough of another, and it is through the continual flow of the great river that wants and needs can be fulfilled, if one navigates the river with sufficient entrepreneurial skill. Search, discover and share your favorite ferengi rules of acquisition gifs.
A graduate of lehman college in new york city, behr studied mass communications and theater, and was offered a playwriting scholarship at. The ferengi rules of acquisition ds9 novel 121 everything is for sale even friendship. The book, which is small enough to fit in your pocket, features all of the ferengi rules of acquisition mentioned in the series. This list does not include the complete reference including the 47 commentaries, 900 major and minor rulings, and 10,000 considered opinions, which is published by the ferengi commerce authority. This is one of the longstanding parts of this trek site. It has all the rules listed in pocket books ferengi rules of acquisition book. Now the power and the wisdom of these rules are available to everyone. Read download ferengi rules of acquisition pdf pdf download. The ferengi rules of acquisition kindle edition by ira steven behr.
Here its about a ferengi woman who dresses up as a man and leads quarks efforts to acquire great wealth. Dec 22, 2011 every rule of acquisition that was said throughout every star trek series. The ferengi rules of acquisition has 1 available editions to buy at half price books marketplace. While it dodges a whole host of ethical questions about just how far deep space nine s multicultural values certainly go, i do like that rules of acquisition is again a story told primarily from the ferengi point of view. Ferengi are a species from startrek that was particularly highlighted in deep space 9. Previously, only a few of the rules had been published. Also, quark is a pariah on the station, not because of his avarice but because of his involvement with evil consorts. The rules of acquisition were the sacred precepts upon which all ferengi society was based. Part 1, sakonna a vulcan asks quark a ferengi to explain what a rule of acquisition is.1225 1581 602 702 384 84 1594 364 493 705 54 76 60 1618 695 1465 540 667 1173 597 776 364 1359 1448 1035 1389 379 559 1349 1333 991