The wailing spirit launched itself at Withers, who braced herself. It passed through harmlessly, gnashing its teeth and crying out in gibberish tongues.

“Can’t interact with the material world!” Withers shouted. “Tagging it as Type 4A!

“Roger that,” I said. “4A.” 4 was the category for presences with full audio/visual agency, while the A was standard for non-interactive.

“They are throwing a lot of A types at us,” Withers added. “Do you think they have anything B or C?”

“They must, since they were able to take Allison Eleanor prisoner,” I replied. “I think they are saving the big stuff for last.

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