Could be more awkward. T'Ling's gender switch could have (or might yet) trigger a Pon Farr! As this far from Vulcan, I doubt the Aurora could reach it in time! Kara might have to help T'Ling in some very, ahem, "unconventional" ways!
Wait...that's my fan-fic. Whoops! Never mind! Nothing to see here! Heh, heh...
Seriously, I eagerly await your depiction of Mudd and the the performer who will give him voice! The "file photo" looks very close to Roger C. Carmel's distinctive features.