Spock is completely unaffected by the wiles of a tribble. While the rest of the crew appears to be soothed and almost hypnotized by the coos of the furry creatures either Spock’s intense mental training or some factor of his Vulcan genetics causes him to oh my gosh did you see that? That tribble just came right up to him. Like, he didn’t even have food for it and it just waddled right over. Holy shit, now it’s cuddling him. Jim. Jim, get the camera. Now it’s purring, this is just too precious. Jim get a picture of this. Yes, Jim, Spock knows you’re busy, but this is important. Spock has been blessed, Jim, it’s time to start taking this seriously.
That same anomaly, a “lightning storm in space” that we saw today, also occurred on the day of my birth, shortly before a Romulan ship attacked the U.S.S. Kelvin. You know that, sir, I read your dissertation.