>Meanwhile, somewhere else that we've already been before...
ARCHITECT: “I suppose I should see if I can find something to watch over my dear guests here. I wouldn’t want them wandering off and getting lost, would I?”
The soft tap of shoes on pseudoconcrete interrupts Architect’s musings.
ARCHICTECT: “Ah, a shell! That’ll be perfect, although I didn’t… order… one… ?”
(hello there, brother dearest)
A creature older than life on Earth has an unpleasant realisation.