Re: Living witness, Implausible?
Even if the Vaskans and Kyrians did make nice by the time the EMH-copy left their world, I can understand why they might not trust the Federation right away. Some of the memories of the fake-ship and fake-crew might be too realistic for them to stomach. They might still believe all that crap.
"A hot dog at the ballpark is better than a steak at the Ritz." - Humphrey Bogart