Re: Dukat and other thoughts while ending Season 5
Casey Biggs was initially disappointed with Damar's first appearance in Season 4, but he was promised the writers had plans for him and they followed through. It must have been a rewarding experience for Biggs to start as a minor character, and become increasingly important to the overall plot.
Curly: Oh, you hit Santa Claus. Just for that, no toys! --Wee Wee Monsieur (1938)