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Rule 125: Klingon Empire

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The Ears of the Beholder Diplomacy
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Diplomacy Medicine
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Medicine Despite some Klingon victories against the Alliance, their Ferengi foes are unintimidated by the 23rd century Klingons' "small lobes." Surgically enhance the Klingons to be more intimidating. The away team develops a procedure that gives the 23rd century Klingons enormous, almost unwieldy lobes. Alliance forces cower before these terrifyingly modified Klingons. The away team is able to enhance some Klingons' earlobes, but they can't make the results appealing to the Klingons wearing them. All the warriors reject the procedure, and the Alliance remains unintimidated.
For Glory Command Diplomacy
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Diplomacy Many Klingons have been reluctant to lead a direct assault on Ferenginar, convinced that they would not face worthy enough foes. Fabricate a report stating that Captain Kirk himself is on the planet, to assuage them. Hearing that their old enemy Kirk is on Ferenginar is enough to get the 23rd Century Klingons shouting for battle. Although Kirk never shows, their victory against the Alliance earns them plenty of glory. The away team's report makes some Klingons eager for battle, but the more skeptical among them question what Kirk would be doing among the Ferengi. The planned strike against the Alliance fizzles and dies.
Fur and Famine Science Medicine Security
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A Ferengi businessman has overheard rumors that the Alliance plans to release tribbles among Traditionalist food stores. Eradicate these mortal enemies of the Klingon Empire before they can reproduce! The away team leads Klingon troops to victory against the soft but ecologically devastating tribbles, eradicating them before they can reproduce. The Second Great Tribble Hunt is a campaign worthy of song. No matter how quickly the away team rounds up the newly released tribbles, there always seems to be more of them. Before long, they are in Traditionalist storehouses, wrecking both food supplies and the economy.
The Last Place You Look Diplomacy
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Engineering Kor believes Section 31 operatives are hiding out in the Clarus system while helping the Alliance. With his permission, use the IKS Klothos's cloaking device to search the system and apprehend them. The away team's methodical search of the Clarus system turns up three Section 31 ships hiding behind several moons. With those agents in custody, the Traditionalists have a better chance of survival. The cloaking device on the IKS Klothos keeps the away team hidden during their search, but it does not help them find any Section 31 agents. They return to Traditionalist space empty-handed.
Martial Law Command Diplomacy
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Security The Traditionalists' Kazon allies may be fighters, but they're no Klingons. Assemble an away team to drill the Kazon-Nistrim in Klingon fighting techniques and discipline. The away team's prowess with the bat'leth impresses Klingons and Kazon alike. The Kazon-Nistrim are eager to test their hard-earned new combat skills against the Ferengi Alliance. After many cuts and bruises, the away team learns that Kazon and Klingon fighting techniques don't mix. The Kazon-Nistrim refuse to learn Klingon discipline, leaving them unprepared for Alliance attacks.
Melee Mastery Command Security
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Security Ferengi Alliance energy whips have proven to be a match for Klingon blades in combat, but who better than three Dahar Masters to defeat them? Help Kor, Koloth, and Kang find this weapon's weak points. The away team finds that a properly-tuned disruptor fired at an energy whip shorts out the whip and shocks the wielder. Kor, Koloth and Kang prepare their troops against Alliance Ferengi using this weapon. The away team can't find a weakness to the Ferengi energy whips, leaving Kor, Kang, and Koloth with nothing but their wits to defend their warriors against Ferengi Alliance troops.
Mothball Fleet Engineering
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Engineering The 23rd century Klingons need a fleet to push back against the Ferengi Alliance, but they're unfamiliar with some modern Klingon vessels. Restore several old D7 class battle cruisers the Traditionalists have bought. The away team uses schematics from D7-style Romulan ships to get the old battle cruisers back in working order. With these cruisers at their command, the Klingons can truly strike back at the Alliance. The away team can't make sense of the wiring in the old D7-class battle cruisers. While the 23rd Century Klingons struggle to get up to speed with modern vessels, they lose several battles to the Ferengi Alliance.
Poisoning the Well Command Medicine
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Medicine After spending centuries as a human trader, Klingon Arne Darvin could easily talk his way into Alliance food silos and poison them. Develop a toxin for him to use that is tailored to Ferengi food staples. The away team modifies a compound that slugs on Ferenginar eat to break down into a poison once ingested. When Darvin feeds it to slugs in Alliance food silos, all their contents are quickly spoiled. So many Ferengi foods already contain toxic swamp waste that the away team can't come up with a compound to poison them. The Ferengi Alliance's food stores remain intact.
Shifting Loyalties Diplomacy
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Engineering The Traditionalists fear that Section 31 has bribed some of their financial leaders to betray them. The Klingons have provided a mind-sifter, if you can use it to separate the traitors from the loyal Traditionalists. Beneath many thoughts on the Rules of Acquisition, the away team finds that one version of Brunt has been bought out by Section 31. The traitorous Brunt is arrested, and the other Traditionalist leaders are safe. Sifting through Traditionalist leaders' minds, the away team learns of many interesting business ventures of questionable legality, but can't determine whether any of them are Section 31 agents.
The Unforgettable Security
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Diplomacy Security Kahless II has refused to lead any Klingons in the Alliance-Traditionalist feud, but the brutal version of him once created by the Excalbians might. Find a way to trap the Excalbian in the form of Kahless. The away team modifies a mobile force field emitter to trap the Excalbian in Kahless' form. After long enough as Kahless, the Excalbian believes it truly is Kahless, and eagerly joins the fight against the Alliance. The away team's best efforts only trap the Excalbian in Kahless's form temporarily. Once back in its natural rocky state, the Excalbian flees, leaving the Klingons without a leader against the Alliance.

Rule 125: Ferengi Alliance

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The Continuum Provides Security
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A successful series of risky business ventures would prove that despite the Traditionalists' resources, the Great Material Continuum, the treacherous "river" of supply and demand, is on the Ferengi Alliance's side. The away team starts with nothing but a barrel of gagh. After a dozen transactions, they're sitting on a pile of gold-pressed latinum. This is clear proof that the Great Material Continuum is on the Alliance's side. The away team starts with nothing but a barrel of gagh. After a dozen attempted trades, all they have is the same barrel of gagh, now rotten. The Great Material Continuum is not feeling generous towards the Alliance.
Corporate Appeal Security
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Nothing changes hearts and minds like good marketing, and no drink is more popular on Ferenginar than Slug-o-Cola. Come up with a new Slug-o-Cola slogan that will inspire the Alliance to fight. Slug-o-Cola sales reach an all-time high thanks to the away team's new slogan: "When the going gets tough, the tough drink Slug-o-Cola!" Inspired by each slimy sip, more Ferengi join the fight against the Traditionalists. The away team's Slug-o-Cola slogans are so uninspiring that not only do Alliance Ferengi remain intimidated by the Traditionalists, many of them also switch to drinking Eelwasser.
Early Unretirement Diplomacy Command Diplomacy
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Diplomacy Ishka is happily retired on Risa, but having her rebellious spirit on their side would boost Alliance morale. Convince an equally independent businesswoman, Vash, to bring Ishka back to the cause. When the away team explains the Traditionalists' stance on Ferengi females, an indignant Vash agrees to bring Ishka out of retirement. The two take a liking to each other, and the Alliance gains not one but two allies. Vash likes the idea of teaching the Ferengi Traditionalists a lesson, but the away team can't convince her that the Alliance's cause is more important than the valuable artifact she's currently chasing after.
Friend of My Enemy Diplomacy
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Many Ferengi in the Alliance are afraid to fight the Traditionalists because of their Kazon bodyguards. Level the playing field by offering Jal Culluh's warriors a raise if they come over to the Alliance. Jal Culluh himself is more interested in power than money, but the away team convinces many of his warriors that enough money has power in and of itself. The Alliance now has more Kazon on its side. Jal Culluh wants power more than money, and he is angry that the away team thinks a mere bribe could outweigh his Alliance with the Traditionalists. The away team is lucky to escape his wrath alive.
Gift Horse Diplomacy Command
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Engineering Ferengi pirates Krem and Ulis used a disguised gas canister to disable the crew of the Enterprise. The Alliance could use these in their fight if you can disguise them as supplies the Traditionalists need. The away team modifies the gas canisters to look like shipping containers full of plasma coils, set to release when opened. The Alliance has a new weapon against the Traditionalists, one they won't be able to resist. Disguising the gas canisters is easy, but modifying the release mechanism for the new frame is another story. The canisters leak while still aboard Ferengi Alliance ships, knocking their own crews unconscious.
History Books Security Engineering
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Diplomacy Diplomacy
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The Great Monetary Collapse was a dark time in Ferengi history, one which an away team can investigate due to temporal anomalies. Determine if any Traditionalist ancestors can be held responsible for the Collapse. The away team returns from the time of the Great Monetary Collapse with news that "Nagus" Brunt's grandfather was involved in it. The hereditary incompetence of their enemies inspires the Ferengi Alliance. All that the away team gets from their trip back to the Great Monetary Collapse is food poisoning from spoiled slugs. It was too chaotic a time to lay the blame at any Traditionalist ancestor's feet.
The Lobes for the Job Diplomacy
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Medicine Pel has offered to use her male Ferengi disguise to infiltrate the Traditionalists, but they've begun screening for fake or enhanced lobes. Find a way to surgically alter Pel's lobes so she'll pass their tests. The away team's surgical skills let them attach and innervate Pel's false lobes enough to pass the Traditionalists' screenings. Now the Alliance has inside knowledge of their enemies' dealings. Although the away team is able to attach Pel's fake lobes firmly, they aren't able to innervate them. When a flick to the lobe gets no response from her, the Traditionalists realize what's going on and throw her out.
Keeping the Peace Security Diplomacy
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Diplomacy Trabe governor Mabus will help fight the Traditionalists' Kazon, but refuses to work alongside the Alliance's Kazon warriors. Arrange a conference to get the Trabe and Kazon-Relora to set their grudges aside. The Trabe and the Kazon-Relora will never be friendly, but the away team convinces them that it's in their best interest to work together against the Ferengi Traditionalists...at least for now. Suspicious from the last time a Kazon sat down with a Trabe, the Kazon-Relora refuse to attend. Mabus is infuriated by this snub, and any hope of his people helping to fight the Traditionalists is dashed.
Plegg Parables Security Security
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Diplomacy The great Ferengi entrepeneur Plegg is finally dead, and his memoirs are being auctioned along with his remains. Study them for words of wisdom that will inspire the Ferengi Alliance against the Traditionalists. In Ch. 178 of his 200 chapter memoir, Plegg describes a trade deal where beating his toughest competitor led to his greatest profit. This is just the story to get the Alliance up in arms against the Traditionalists. After reading 30 lengthy chapters of Plegg's memoirs, all the away team has learned is that Plegg had a very high opinion of himself. Nothing in the memoirs seems likely to inspire the Ferengi Alliance.
Safety Protocols Engineering
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Security If the Alliance is going to defeat the Traditionalists, they'll need better weapons. Ferengi scientist Reyga has agreed to turn his work on metaphasic shielding into an energy weapon, if you keep his rivals from killing him. The away team keeps several suspicious "visitors" from approaching Reyga and his lab. Reyga safely finishes a new, high-powered phase cannon that will give the Alliance an edge against the Traditionalists. The away team's security detail leaves a gap between one of their guard shifts. When they return, they find Reyga dead and his prototype weapon stolen. Time to find another Reyga...

Rule 125: Section 31

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High Spirits Science
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Polywater intoxication nearly wrecked two Enterprises. Polywater molecules on Traditionalist Kazons' ships could get their crews to destroy themselves, but first the infection must be made airborne. The away team is able to rearrange the structure of polywater molecules to make them airborne. Section 31 releases this new infection aboard Traditionalist Kazon ships, knocking out much of their fleet. The away team's attempts to modify polywater molecules nearly free the molecules from their containment field. Section 31 forces the team to abandon the project before they infect themselves.
Industrial Devolution Command Security Engineering
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Engineering Unlike many other species, the Ferengi never invented warp technology—they bought it. If Section 31 can sabotage the Traditionalists' warp core factories, they won't have the technical knowledge to rebuild them. It takes a series of quick, coordinated assaults to knock out all of the Traditionalists' warp core factories, but the away team pulls it off. The Traditionalist fleet won't be able to expand without new warp cores. Although the away team's series of strikes destroys many Traditionalist warp core factories, some are left standing, and the Traditionalists use the schematics from these to begin rebuilding the rest.
Its Own Reward Diplomacy
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Science Diplomacy
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There's nothing the Traditionalists respect more than profit. Decipher the Traditionalist leaders' ledgers for proof of unprofitable deals. A bad enough deal could bring many Ferengi over to the Alliance side. Ferengi business contracts are enough to make anyone's head spin, but the away team finds several incredibly bad deals by Traditionalist leaders. When the documents go public, Traditionalist support weakens. After hours wading through labyrinthine Ferengi business contracts, the only thing the away team has found are headaches. Any bad dealings the Traditionalist leaders may have had remain a mystery.
Latest Edition Diplomacy
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Security The Bajoran Prophets once led Grand Nagus Zek to rewrite the Rules of Acquisition in a most unprofitable way. Confuse the Traditionalists by replacing their copies of the Rules with Zek's more charitable version. The new Rules of Acquisition sow chaos among the Traditionalists. Some adopt their charitable suggestions, confusing their neighbors, while others see this as a sign of the end of days. Section 31 is pleased. When replacing the old Rules of Acquisition with the new, the away team botches the transport. The Traditionalists are left with copies that are half new, half old, and clearly the result of foul play.
Liquidation Science
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Science Diplomacy
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Diplomacy Brunt is the Traditionalists' most feared leader, but he can't have acquired all his profits legally. Interview Brunt's previous clients and find grounds to revoke his business license, rendering him powerless. After many interviews, the away team learns that Brunt did not pay the proper taxes on a trade with several Andorians two years ago. When they bring this to the Commerce Authority, Brunt loses his business license. After a series of exhausting interviews, all the away team has learned for certain is that Brunt is very, very rich. If he's evaded the Ferengi Trade By-Laws while accumulating this profit, the team can't find any proof.
Pocket Propaganda Command Diplomacy
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Security Among the Traditionalists, Ferengi females still cannot wear clothes. Sneaking a shipment of clothing—with plenty of pockets for latinum—to their females should encourage them to seek profit for themselves. The away team gets clothing to almost every single Traditionalist female. With so many of them clothed, the Traditionalists can't afford to arrest half their population, who quickly begin their own business ventures. The away team is caught distributing clothes to Traditionalist females. They're able to escape, but the small handful of females now wearing clothes are quickly arrested for breaking the law.
Profit and Faces Science Medicine
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Medicine Quark once became "Lumba" to see a deal through. Now it's time for Rom to become Quark. Have a medical team disguise the Grand Nagus as his brother and release a statement of Traditionalist surrender. The away team transforms Rom into the spitting image of his brother. Once he releases a message of Traditionalist surrender, many Traditionalists defect to the "winning" side before the deception is uncovered. The away team tries their best to transform Rom into Quark, but they just can't get the nose right. After the procedure is reversed, it takes several days before Rom entirely feels like himself again.
Rule 286 Diplomacy
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Security Diplomacy "When Morn leaves, it's all over." If you can convince the Lurian to leave his favorite bar for another, Quark will take it as an omen that the Traditionalists are a lost cause, undermining their leadership. It's hard getting a word in edgewise with the ever-talkative Morn, but the away team finally convinces him to adopt another bar as his new home. When Morn doesn't return, Quark quickly loses faith in his cause. Nothing the away team says can get Morn to leave his favorite bar on the station. The Lurian even convinces the away team to stay at Quark's and have drinks with him before they remember their duties.
The Sound Barrier Command Diplomacy Diplomacy
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Medicine The Ferengi's incredible hearing is both a blessing and a curse. A study of their tympanic membranes should allow Section 31 to find a sonic frequency that is painful to Ferengi, and use it against the Traditionalists. The away team eventually finds a frequency that is outside the hearing range of most other species but is like nails on a chalkboard to Ferengi. Section 31 gets to work weaponizing this against the Traditionalists. The only frequencies the away team can find that are harmful to Ferengi ears are agonizing for most other ones, too. Even earplugs won't stop the sounds from hurting the user as much as the target.
Wheel of Truth Diplomacy
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Engineering Diplomacy Command Science
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Section 31 wants to embed one of its human agents among the Traditionalists, but they'll have to be able to think like a Ferengi. Test the agent's tongo skills to ensure that they're ready for the mission. The away team wins every ounce of latinum the prospective undercover agent had. Properly convinced that the agent isn't ready to pass as a Ferengi, Section 31 sends them back for more training. The agent might be a bad tongo player, but the away team plays even worse than an infant Ferengi. The results of the game are an embarassment to everyone and Section 31 learns nothing from the test.