How Universal Access Law Stopped The Borg And Saved The Universe

By Victor Schwartzman

The starship Enterprise settled into orbit around Altair 4. Captain Jean-Luc Picard relaxed, sitting in his command chair, sipping Earl Grey tea. Checking on a distant planet’s progress was routine. For once, all would be easy.

“Captain, there is a problem.” Commander Data, sitting at the scanning console, told him, “This planet is confused”.