Re: In the alt timeline in Yesterday's Enterprise, I'd like to believe
I imagine the Federation that fought a twenty-year war with the Klingons was on the whole a darker, scarier civilization.
"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