"All right, do what you can. We've got some feeds, but it looks like the latency is slow."
As Uncle Alex speaks, I feel Teruya's hand grip my shoulder. He looks at me, and for the first time, I see some genuine worry in his eyes. I place my hand firmly on his shoulder.
"We're going in," I say with confidence that I think gives Teruya a small boost. I hope it's enough.
Then, just like that, we're in.
Kintalo Tut lies far beneath us. Then, in a flash, we’re only a few dozen feet up. Then closer, closer, and around to his head. I can look right into his jeweled eye. Unblinking and still, I wonder if the creature may already be dead.
Then, he breathes.
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