love Nana Visitor, LOVE her.. I always liked Kira but she got seriously awesome for me in season 6. When there's not an impending disaster and the station is at relative peace, she has this incredibly tranquil and composed demeanor that i just cannot get enough of.. and that smile..
Agreed. Sadly, the novels kind of ruined her. She became a total Mary-Sue, well, so did Ezri. But at least her arch fit within the pentameters established on the show. Kira's arch totally came out of left field.