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star trek: the lost episode

This is a fictitious conversation among Picard and his crew immediately after being confronted by a Borg ship.

Captain: "Mr. LaForge, have you had any success with your attempts at finding a weakness in the Borg? And Mr. Data, have you beenable to access their command pathways?" Data: "Yes, Captain. In fact, we found the answer by searching through our archives on late Twentieth-century computingtechnology." LaForge shows Picard the computing history from the archives in a monitor, and pauses the presentation at the Microsoft logo. LaForge: "As you can see, captain, the answer lies in Microsoft". Captain: "What the hell is 'Microsoft'?" Data: "Allow me to explain. We will send thisprogram, for some reason called 'Windows', through the Borgcommand pathways. Once inside their root command unit, it will begin consuming system resources at an unstoppable rate." Captain: "But the Borg have the ability to adapt. Won'…