Star Trek never ever really ends," Jeffrey Combs told the audience at the Las Vegas Creation convention two weeks ago. Combs, who played Weyoun and Brunt on Deep Space Nine and Shran on Enterprise, was one of many recurring guest stars to appear at the gathering.
Another DS9 spouse, Penny Johnson Jerald, said that she was reluctant to sign on as Kasidy Yates because "I was never a Trekkie. My husband is the Trekkie. Big-time Trekkie, way back." He convinced her to audition, and when she met Avery Brooks, whom she described as "this tall, dark, handsome, bass-speaking, intellectual, juicy-lipped man...a voice that could make you melt", the chemistry was immediate and "I couldn't wait to get to work!"