Strange Bedfellows

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The Borg as potential allies, members of your Federation? A threat unlike any you've ever faced, indeed.
~ Q
A Borg fleet has just dropped out of warp in the Alpha Quadrant... or dropped out of time. These could be Borg from the future, with technology we have no defense against. Our only hope is a swift and severe response.
~ Admiral William T. Riker


Strange Bedfellows is the ninth episode (series of missions) in Star Trek Timelines. It contains 4 missions, of which xx are away team missions and yy are ship battle missions. Players must complete the first 3, with the final mission decided by which faction the player supports.

On successful completion, the player receives one of the following crew members, depending on the faction he supported, plus 30 000 Credits.

Missions in Strange Bedfellows


Competing Factions: Borg vs. Federation

Name Type Chroniton Requirement Skills Used Char XP Credits Credits Capt XP Captain XP Remarks
Mission 1:
Rapid Response
Space Battle 16 | 20 | 24 ?? | ?? | ?? ?? | ?? | ?? ?? | ?? | ??
Mission 2:
Into the Lion's Den
Away Team 16 | 20 | 24 295 | 619 | 1121
CommandOptional reward node uses CommandNo penalty in bypassing nodes that use DiplomacyDiplomacyEngineeringAll paths require, some with rewards EngineeringNo penalty in bypassing nodes that use SecuritySecurityScienceOptional reward node uses Science
?? | ?? | ?? ?? | ?? | ?? ?? | ?? | ??
Mission 3:
Kicking the Nest
Away Team 16 | 20 | 24 305 | 640 | 1159
CommandOptional reward node uses Command
EngineeringAll paths require, some with rewards EngineeringSecurityAll paths require, some with rewards Security
?? | ?? | ?? ?? | ?? | ?? ?? | ?? | ??
Choose Faction: Borg for Drone Seven of Nine or Federation for Tommy Gun Dixon
Mission 4A:
Bearing Up
(Borg Victory)
Away Team 24 | 16 | 20 315 | 661 | 1197
DiplomacyAll paths require, some with rewards DiplomacyEngineeringOptional reward node uses EngineeringSecurityOptional reward node uses Security
MedicineAll paths require, some with rewards Medicine
?? | ?? | ?? ?? | ?? | ?? ?? | ?? | ??
Mission 4B:
Scatter Thine Enemies
(Federation Victory)
Space Battle 18 | 22 | 24 ?? | ?? | ?? ?? | ?? | ?? ?? | ?? | ??

Storyline


  • Admiral William T. Riker: "All vessels are ordered to converge on the Borg fleet's location and engage before they can make their next move. Any questions, Captain?"
  • Choice A: Acknowledge and follow orders. [Support Federation]
    • Captain: ""
    • : "
  • Choice B: Question being the aggressor. [Support Borg]
    • Captain: "Shouldn't we wait and see if the Borg pose a threat before we fire?"
    • Admiral William T. Riker: "I'll wait and see for the Romulans, the Klingons, the Ferengi, the Dominion... but when it comes to the Borg, I've learned to shoot first."
  • Choice C: Wonder what the Borg are up to. [Support Borg]
    • Captain: ""
    • Admiral William T. Riker: "The Borg have had their chance at diplomacy, Captain. We may be explorers, but we're defenders too. Defend the Federation.
Mission Introduction
Rapid Response The line must be drawn here. The Borg must know that whether their arrival was an accident or not, their presence in the Alpha Quadrant will not be tolerated. – Captain Jean-Luc Picard
Into the Lion's Den
Kicking the Nest
Bearing Up
Scatter Thine Enemies