Re: TNG: Silent Weapons by David Mack Review Thread (Spoilers!)
And because we don't know anything about the Fen Domar, anything goes.
It would be funny if the Fen Domar weren't a powerful race at all and were really the Delta Quadrant's equivalent of the Pakleds.
The "battle" consists of a scuffle in Janeway's ready room when the Fen Domarian delegates try to steal the cup and then drop it.
The seeds of the ORDERS OF DISCORDIA were planted by Greyface into his early disciples. They form the skeleton of the Aneristic Movement, which over-emphasizes the Principle of Order and is antagonistic to the necessary compliment.