After leaving Deep Space Station K-7 in disgrace, Captain Koloth of the IKS Gr'oth discovers that the USS Enterprise has beamed a number of tribbles aboard his ship. He tries many different strategies, but fails to eliminate them. The Gr'oth is prevented from entering Klingon space, so Koloth contacts his friend Kang, who suggests a battle to lift his spirits.
The Gr'oth flies into Tholian space looking for battle, engages four Tholian fighters, and manages to destroy two of them before the ship is badly damaged. Koloth contacts Kang, letting him know their location, and Kang enters the battle in his ship, the IKS SuvwI', saving the Gr'oth from the Tholians. Kang beams the entire crew of the Gr'oth, save Koloth, over to the SuvwI', and before being transported over himself, Koloth sets the self-destruct on his ship, making sure that it (and the tribbles aboard) are destroyed.
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Book of Fulfillment
In the Name of Honor
Chapter 5, Section 3