The Alternate Reality Frigate is an alien frigate that was brought into the current reality. This frigate was testing experimental shielding which happened to protect it from the temporal change that caused events to shift away from its reality to the current one.
Its approach was detected by the Daedalus, and while it was unable to return and follow the frigate, it was able to scan the frigate and transmit the following tactical information.
UNKNOWN VESSEL DETECTED VESSEL DID NOT ENGAGE IN HOSTILITIES, BUT WAS UNRESPONSIVE TO COMMUNICATION ATTEMPTS. DUE TO THE NATURE OF THE CURRENT MISSION, INTERCEPTION WAS NOT AN OPTION. LIMITED RECONNAISSANCE WAS ABLE TO PROVIDE A BASIC TACTICAL ASSESSMENT: WEAPONRY: 2 PLASMA BASED WEAPON BANKS 3 PRIMARY DIRECTED ENERGY BANKS 2 DEFENSIVE DIRECTED ENERGY BANKS DEFENSIVE SYSTEMS: ENERGY SHIELDING CLOAKING SYSTEM REINFORCED HULL THE VESSEL IS HIGHLY ADVANCED, BUT ITS SMALL SIZE REDUCES ITS THREAT LEVEL. CLOAKING SYSTEMS MAKE TRACKING IMPOSSIBLE, AND ITS METHODS OF PROPULSION ARE UNKNOWN.