It was possible, after all, for a machine to escape the engineers's all knowing sight.
Except that this replicator in particular wasn't the only one having developped a fault.
Keep it aboard the Enterprise, forever? Toritsuka tries it on Saiki, who is very confused because the only person alive who knew about it was Akechi.
On the other hand, what was he supposed to do with it?.
If he were to abandon the pet, give it to someone else, or if it was known to the Ta'riins that the Ti'el had suffered injury in his care, it would mean a political incident and perhaps an all-out war.
The malfunction had spread to the whole ship, at an alarming speed.
Gasping, he attempted to roll away but his hands were tied behind his back, considerably limiting his movements.
Admission to the Interplanetary Consortium of Physical Medicine bumped up to seventy? Carrington Award rescheduled for, what, forty-five or so? My, my, what a surprise.