Re: What if they'd kept T'Rul?
I had heard Martha Hackett had a choice, she could recur on DS9 as T'Rul or recur on Voyager as Seska and since everyone was Voyager crazy at that point at the studios and there was so much buzz about Voyager and the launching of UPN she chose Voyager and the DS9 character was dropped.
Xander: (to Willow) So whatcha been doin'? Doing spells? (to Oz) She does spells with Tara.
Oz: Yeah, I've heard about that.
Xander: Sometimes I think about two women doing a spell... and then I do a spell by myself.