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  • Natural particle stable only within deeper subspace domains (TNG: "The Pegasus"; DS9: "Emissary")
  • More massive than tetryons (SCE Short Story: "Aftermath")
  • Verterons are naturally self-attractive, and within subspace naturally coalesce into spherical semi-solid nodes (DS9: "Playing God"; VOY: "False Profits")
  • Its status as one of the most massive subspace particles means high concentrations of verterons have a naturally inertial effect on changes to subspace above many other forms of subspace radiation
    • The introduction of verterons can help to stabilize exotic subspace configurations, such as artificial wormholes or geodesic folds (DS9: "Emissary"; SCE Short Story: "Aftermath"; VOY: "False Profits", "Inside Man")
    • However, natural fields of verterons render technology reliant on generating particular subspace field configurations (transporters, FTL sensors, warp drives) ineffective (TNG: "Force of Nature", "The Pegasus")
      • Sufficiently high levels of verteron radiation can have such a pseudo-inertial effect on the configuration of space, they can lead to coil failure through strain (TNG: "Force of Nature")