As governor, Trion appealed to the Federation to mediate the crisis, which teetered on open military conflict. The Federation agreed, and at Trion's request, Ambassador Odan was dispatched to help negotiate a resolution to the crisis.
Despite Trion's fears that the Alphans and Betans would not come to the negotiating table, Odan persuaded her to try, saying that "Those who ignore a shout, may strain to hear a whisper." Trion, reassured by Odan's words, was able to bring the sides together so that Odan could resolve the crisis. (TNG: "The Host")