Kirk : "My name is Captain James Tiberius Kirk of the United Federation of Planets. I'm appearing before you as a neutral representative of the Fibonan Republic. I bring you a message of goodwill and present to you, esteemed members of the Teenaxi delegation, a gift from the Fibonan high council, with the highest regards."
Teenaxi Delegate : "What's wrong with it?"
Kirk : "...excuse me?"
Teenaxi Delegate : "Well, why don't they want it anymore?"
Kirk : "Um, well, this was once a piece of an ancient weapon. And now they offer it as a symbol of... of peace. In the Fibonan culture to surrender a weapon is an offer of truce."
Teenaxi Delegate : "How did they come by it?"
Kirk : "They told me they acquired it a long time ago."
Teenaxi Delegate : "So they stole it then!"
Kirk : "No. Ummm..."