It would be easy to vamp most of those (and the STO timeline Klingon's are fixed, have someone take the chancellorship by force who has brass balls and the will to use them). Honestly the dominion is just as big a threat as ever (they managed to force the changelings to diversify their planetary holdings). And it would be easy to turn the borg scary again
>captain whoever is intrigued when a borg queen (make this one a dude, borg King) invites star fleet onto a cube. The ship sits three days to reveal that it's an almost empty cube with it's weapons, and nanites intentionally burned out .
>The captain finally goes over as requested. They find the king and his single manservant) sitting at a table (borg table think techblack) and he waves
>The king is gregarious and welcomes everyone making nonchalant small talk and so on until the captain finally frustrated asks
>WHAT DO YOU WANT
>The King stops, his fun obviously ruined "So impatient, well I guess we are here for an important work after all.
>We are the Borg. The king says, we have been beaten, You have made damn fools outs of us across three sectors of space. We still don't know how you really got out to the Delta Quadrant you know that?
>the table seems stunned and the king Continues.
>I surrender, the individuals of the borg surrender. Our culture such as it was , your individuality was adapted to serve us. And it failed miserably. Assimilations are down 37 percent. The collective has finally decided to put the Locutus project to bed.
>The table begins reaching for phasers which they find disabled by growing nanite counts
>So I surrender, myself back to the cube the king says. He begins twitching, trying to smile as parts of his personality are violently overridden in a convulsive manner.
>We Won't be a minute he slurs.
>The team manages to barely beam out as the King shows up iPost too long. Click here to view the full text.