Re: Best and worst examples of diplomacy in Star Trek
The Gorn didn't want some land, they were repelling what they considered invaders from their land.
I've never understood this idea that since the Federation likes to explore they should be able to roll into others space without repercussions.
"When I first heard about it (the Enterprise underwater), my inner Trekkie was in a rage. When I saw it, my inner kid beat up my inner Trekkie and made him go sit in the corner." - Bill Jasper