1: Vaguely visible in the dark room, cast by the emergency lights of the portal room on Earth, is the crawling, looming figure of the Black Idol. Its three-legged shape hearkens back to a shape it held when Julia saw it in Issue #2.

2: Julia stands transfixed, staring to the creature. In her helmet’s reflection, we see a flashback: the blue hallways of the Pilgrim Center, where the Black Idol prowls over the slaughtered bodies of guards.

3: Melissa yells,

Melissa: JULIA!

4: Julia snaps out of it, and looks over her shoulder.

5: She barely starts to move but, as the portal between her and Earth shuts down, the streaks of black start to seal the way between them.