Re: Why do the writers hate the ancients?
It's not a matter of hating the Ancients any more than it's about hating redshirts. They're just the characters who die to prove a point, whether the point is "this is a dangerous situation" or "the galaxy ain't what it used to be."
"Quite possibly, the five Jem'Hadar could turn Data into a collection of four spasming limbs, one helpless torso, and one head that shouts insults at them like the Black Knight from the Monty Python sketch." -Timo Saloniemi