Discussion in 'Star Trek: Deep Space Nine' started by LeadHead, Jan 31, 2012.
What is it you want? We mean you no harm. Do you understand me?
Understand you? You’re nothing to him. He’s not interested in your life form. He’s just a scout, the first of many. He’s here to analyze your….technology. He may attempt to gain control of the ship. I wouldn’t let him.
Stop! I cannot allow you to interfere with the operation of this ship. Mister Worf.
Mister Worf, use whatever means to neutralise the intruder.
Because her people had contact with the Borg, I have requested Guinan to participate in this conference. You are aware of what occurred just now in main Engineering.
What happened between your people and the Borg?
I wasn’t there personally, but, from what I’m told, they swarmed through our system and when they left there was little or nothing left of my people.
Guinan, if they were that aggressive, why didn't the Borg attack? They could have but they didn't.
They don’t do that individually. That’s not their way. When they decide to come, they’re going to come in force. They don’t do anything piecemeal.
Then the initial encounter was solely for the purpose of gathering information.
How do we reason with them? Let them know that we are not a threat?
You don’t. At least, I’ve never known anyone who did.
Captain, we are being hailed.
On screen. This Captain Jean-Luc Picard of the USS…
We have analysed your defensive capabilities as being unable to withstand us. If you defend yourselves, you will be punished.
We're not dealing with an individual mind. They don't have a single leader. It's the collective minds of all of them.
That would have definite advantages.
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