[Edge of the Island]

"Oh, ah, well, maybe not an expert," Geneva dithers self-consciously. "But I was working with VIGIL before the old base and most of my work kind of exploded."

It exploded so much.

"I've been focusing mostly on bridge technology. Portals, teleportation, that sort of thing. It sounds like my next project is going to be a portable, disposable means of closing gates in case said demons show up to cause more trouble," Geneva explains.

Durn demons.

Always causing trouble!

They should learn to be more sociable.

"You're a scholar, though? What's your area of expertise? Or are you more of one of those polymath types?" she asks, curious now.

And she's still moving tin the direction of the compound. She wants to get her lab set up sooner rather than later.