Together they observed William Patrick Samuels and Sakonna from an upper level of the promenade, as Sakonna relayed to Samuels where his quarters had been arranged at. Later, the female alien stood intentionally waited in a corridor where she knew Samuels would pass. As he approached, she dropped her bag, and Samuels offered to help her, but was hyposprayed by the male alien who was casually walking behind Samuels. Together they dragged Samuels into an adjacent quarters, whereafter he was apprehended and taken into custody by the Cardassians. (DS9: "The Maquis, Part I")
The female was played by regular background actress Grace Harrell, and the male by regular background actor Joe Mack, both of whom received no credit for their appearance.
According to the script, these two were identified as "two aliens from the same species, one male and one sexy female." It further notes of the female, that as he observes her in the corridor, "Samuels takes her in with quiet appreciation."
The aunt of Lathal Bine was a native of Beta moon who represented the Betans during a dispute with the neighboring Alpha moon in 2337, which nearly resulted in war. She was later described as "the iron willed lady of Beta Moon". Odan, a Federation ambassador mediating the dispute, convinced both her and Kalin Trose, her Alphan counterpart, to switch places for a week to better understand each other's position.
Her nephew, Lathal, would represent Beta Moon in negotiations when a second crisis erupted three decades later in 2367, again with Trose representing Alpha Moon and with Odan again mediating. (TNG: "The Host")
The two background actresses filmed their scenes on Tuesday 20 August2002 on Paramount Stage 9 and were identified as "Asparagus Heads" on the call sheet; the common call sheet name for the Peliar Zel natives.