The tube's glow changed, arising and dimming as it seemed to speak. It look at the dead carcass of an Ionian, and yet began to channel an aura from the body that seemed to communicate with those still living inside. They would notice as the anomaly struggled to send a message, and it would not hear any words coming from outside. But those that came close enough to the explosion would hear a faint voice, so silent that its words would never be comprehensible enough from the low volume. It came from the hole in the glass the ninja opened with his hand.