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Considering the "We Are Of Bajor" and that they caused his creation/birth to start with, etc, The Prophets sure didn't seem to know much in the series premiere. Seems like they should have planned things out better.

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The Prophets / Wormhole Aliens along with their nemesis the Pah Wraiths to me were the weakest part of DS9. They were so vague, mysterious, and all around woo woo that I couldn't latch onto them in any way. They were like a one time guest something something in an X-Files episode. You never saw them as they would always just disguise themselves as someone else. Or not. Who knows. Without Bajor they were nothing. A bargin basement Q without the personality.

Well they were far more important later in the series, but they really should have been written better from the start. At first it was like they didn't even know that they had sent the Orbs, and stuff.

To me it's all the same old story about Gods ('Prophets') and Fallen Angels ('Pah-wraiths') told in a somewhat different way.
Ben Sisko is a demi-god, the 'saviour' of Bajor, and later also of the universe.

I pity the human female Sarah, whose possessed body was used so that Ben Sisko could be conceived.

Well, what else can you expect from the gods who see the lower creatures as play things for their own amusement.

"play things for their own amusement" wouldn't be fair or accurate.

Maybe Dukat should have won and let Sisko be with his bride in stead of him falling into an abyss.

If Dukat had won, Sisko would be dead/destroyed.

Sisko can't die, he's like a demi-god or prophet who would rise again.

The Prophets saved him at the end of DS9, but if Dukat wins the Prophets are defeated/destroyed, and then unable to save Sisko.

At least it would have spared us the fortune cookie dialogue from the Prophets.The Sisko ...yada yada yada

"Spares us" into the future, anyway. And like maybe if there had been a Season 8 at least. But with the Pah Wraiths rampaging across the galaxy, apparently unstoppable, not much to make episodes from other than just watching what they do.

The pah wraith only could be summoned from the fire caves by that book Kai Wynn had.And one spirit of a pah wraith was in a relic that Dukat released before Jadzia was killed.

Yes but we're talking about what happens if Sisko lets Dukat and the Pah Wraiths win, so that - theoretically - Sisko could go back to his regular life with Kasidy and his son. That wouldn't happen, because if the Pah Wraiths win, the Prophets are destroyed, and Sisko is destroyed/killed too.

Maybe maybe not.

Well the Prophets evidently thought so too. And without Sisko's help, in both of the main cases we're shown, the Prophets lose.

Well I thought they could have send him back to DS9 to Cassidy and Jake to be happy in stead of keeping him in the celestial Temple for an undisclosed period of time it kinda feels unfair to Sisko who had done what the prophets had wanted practically all of the time.

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