Re: I liked the Borg more before the Borg Queen and Q before Voyager.
's mission was part of a Starfleet conspiracy to explore and colonize the Delta Quadrant as an avenue of expansion for Federation territory, even though treaties between the major Alpha Quadrant powers expressly forbid expansion into other areas of the galaxy for this purpose.
Move along, now.
"If you can't take a little bloody nose, maybe you ought to go back home and crawl under your bed. It's not safe out here. It's wondrous, with treasures to satiate desires both subtle and gross; but it's not for the timid." - Q