Unnamed Journal Volume 2, Issue 4 - Page 11

"And you didn't...absorb her?" "No. The explosion sent her off into space. We suspect the shockwave killed her, but we cannot know for certain. She is gone, Lang. Regrettably, gone forever." Lang accepted this news with no emotion on his face. "You mentioned an offer," said Lang. "We want you to remove the node that repulses us." "In exchange for what?" "In exchange for us." "I don't get it." The Alera Thing blinked. Lang couldn't tell if it was the first time it had blinked, but it surprised him. Did it need to blink, was it purposefully maintaining the illusion to gain trust? Maybe it was a musc