Re: My thoughts on DS9
From the standpoint of what creates more interesting writing, I think Ezri as a male is the more interesting choice, but I concede that having one woman in the regular cast would have been a bit awkward. It's a shame they didn't have other female regulars as a way of mooting that point.
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