On the Outside, looking in.
It’d be silly to describe an action as “clearing one’s metaphorical throat”, but that is as good a description as any.
~ah, that's better~
~good to have the old voice back, and pull my brain fully out of that machine~
~right, let's get to this~
~they're all here in this self-contained four-level tesseroid of root three rooms per side~
~can't see how he's getting in, but it's destabilising, so...~