The screen went blank.

Qabal turned on Eriphet. "It isn't working. They didn't listen. Destroy him," he said.

Eriphet continued to hunch over his controller, staring at the screen. "It will work," he said. "When Johnson wakes -and he will wake- I will be waiting."

Qabal twitched. "I need you now. There's a panel in Phayara. The Mituants have made a turn towards Phyrnos. We must decide what to do."

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