Scotty would have been the equivalent of being an Engineering Captain.
They were also trying to create a pocket of their own universe in ours.
Except that Riker goes from Ensign to Commander in just 7 years, yet Geordi only gets promoted once in those same 7 years.
They’re in the 32nd Century for the passed few episodes.
So what is this mirror universe past plot we’re seeing
Perhaps they could have developed that displacement wave thing we saw once on TNG.
And old Spock must have been standing on it to see Vulcan being destroyed.
Maybe it acquired one since with its new name.
On Enterprise they do it with bras on.
Maybe they also had quantomic torpedoes as well.
Perhaps it’s hidden in the Expanse.
Perhaps the initials AF is still carved into that tree.
Separate names with a comma.