1: Njeri looks up as the lights of the room flicker. There is a deep, distant thud.

Off-panel: That sounded like an explosion!

Njeri: Rati…?

2: Bassi, who is manning the portal controls, panics as he swipes at hologram runes.

Bassi: Don’t lose power, don’t lose power… I almost-

3: The group near the portal recoil as they are cast in bright white light, white dust whipped up towards them.

4: The portal has opened. Kas and the Earth-side team of mercs and scientists look through the portal at the lunar party, Idowu has her rifle aimed.

5: Karpati turns away from the portal to yell to everyone present.

Karpati: Everyone! Into the portal, now!