Re: In the alt timeline in Yesterday's Enterprise, I'd like to believe
Carrying through the Pearl Harbor metaphor, perhaps the Federation had a Fat Man and Little Boy up their sleeves? Genesis Devices ftw?
"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