7. Failure



Within the council chamber
Roku: "Sir?" So I am being addressed by the Oracle and not by Zero, I take it?
Jodi: Yes, but it is on mistress's behalf. She asked me to tell you of something v--
Roku: You are new to this position, so allow me to inform you of the agreement we have with it.
Roku: Zero is allowed to OBSERVE these meetings, with the understanding that we are NOT TO BE INTERRUPTED.
Jodi [standing up]: I am aware of that, sir, but she told me to relay--
Roku: ONE MORE WORD from you and you will be REMOVED from this PROCEEDING.
Jodi: I'M SORRY but it's just that the hub is--
The lights go dark
Jodi: --failing.