It took Moira less time to find her way out of the tunnel than it had taken to find her way in, and when she arrived back at the central core she discovered that the building had grown far more densely populated. Zenobians were making their way to wherever they went, to do the work they were accustomed to doing. They either ignored her or gave her odd stares as she passed. Some pointed their fingers quite rudely.

Moira watched as the employees navigated the stairs, unlocked a few doors, and began filling some rooms with dim light. Despite the mess of things, the men and women proceeded in matter-of-fact fashion— favoring that one big swing, that one wooden bridge, that one set of stairs and primary corridor, that single set of ...

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