Chapter XXXIV

 Star stared at the three-dimensional image appearing atop the console and could not believe her eyes. All thoughts of aliens, Distants, artificial intelligence, and even the complex disappeared from her mind. She concentrated on the shifting images, which were so clear in the presentation that they seemed real themselves. She looked into Sly’s eyes as he continued to stare into her own, somehow able to know and concentrate on whatever was receiving and transmitting his image.

“Is he that dumb?” she whispered to Jameson, who was also giving the images in front of him his full attention.

“It’s not about that,” Jameson replied.