Apple Core Helix. Enterprise is docked. Silik frets that Temporal Shower Man hasn't responded to his emails. "He's never failed to respond before," Silik whines to his Bosom Suliban. Bosom Suliban says, "Perhaps he's angry that we didn't return with Archer." "Archer wasn't on Enterprise," Silik says, furiously sending out IMs to "ShowerGuy2151." "Why isn't he responding?! I need instructions!" Silik pants. Bosom Suliban reminds him that Shower Guy told him to destroy Enterprise if they couldn't bring Quantum. "We should tow them out of the nebula and do it now," Bosom Suliban wheedles. Silik keeps repeating that he needs instructions if Quantum did indeed leap time zones. "If he's angry with you you'll be punished again," Bosom Suliban sing-songs, and repeats his suggestion that they destroy the ship. Silik looks him square in the mottled eye and says, "Have the surgeons prepare, then bring me the Vulcan."
In the messed-up files of Mr. Michelin E. Danielsweiler, Quantum complains about not finding any references to "This Federation [he] talked about." Did you check under the anvil? I really think it might be under the anvil. Just put your head under the anvil and check for me, would you? "I doubt you will," Daniels mutters. "Because that monument wasn't there?" Quantum wonders. "Because you weren't there," Daniels tells him, and goes to check another stack. Capt. Don't Start The Federation Without Me supposes, "So I disappear one day and all history changes?" God, yes, it does! Stop belaboring the It's A Wonderfully Quantum-Leaping Life point, you large-scale ego! Daniels tells him that all of history through the twenty-first and twenty-second centuries looks normal -- well, I can rest easy, then -- but after the Warp Five Project, nothing looks right. Quantum reminds his Al In Disguise that there were a lot of people involved in the Warp Five Project besides him. You know that he's really just fishing for information about how great of a hero he's going to be in his future. Daniels points out the obvious: "We didn't bring 'a lot of people' here this morning, we just brought you." Quantum reads the spine of an anvil aloud: "The Romulan Star Empire -- what's that?" "Maybe you shouldn't be reading that," Daniels says, pushing it back into the shelf before it falls down and hurts someone. After all, he doesn't need to read it; he can see it in theatres in December.