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Relation to UFP: None.
- No one other than Data, as far as we know, knows that this race exists.
Civilization that remains unknown to the Federation. Able to manipulate energy on many levels, the Paxans existed on a terraformed protoplanet in the Ngame Nebula. The Paxans exhibited extremely xenophobic behaviour and protected their planet by means of an energy field that appeared to be an unstable wormhole. Passage through the field put unsuspecting starship crews into a state of biochemical stasis, so such ships would be towed out of Paxan space without the crew's knowledge (Clues -TNG).
Star Trek: The Encyclopedia (1999 edition).