- For the original prompt, see: STO Literary Challenge #64 : The New Frontier
|"The New Frontier"|
|Original post date:||2014-05-18|
|Previous episode:||"Nightmare Anomaly"|
|Next episode:||"Gender Swap"|
After installing a new scanning system at Deep Space 9, the USS Phoenix-X triggers a phenomenon that sends it into an alternate universe, coined as Tribble space. There, they are confronted by Troblor, a giant mother-tribble, who Oroku Seifer lies to before being sent back to the prime universe. There, a single solitary tribble unknowingly detaches from the Phoenix-X and flies off into deep space.
- "No! Bad Starfleet..... Bad!"
- — Oroku Seifer
- Cell and Red do not appear in this story.
- This story establishes that tribble originated from a parallel universe.