1: The panel is black.

2: Julia’s eye opens. It is her normal green, unbroken pupil, not mutated.

3: Julia’s body, whole and naked, is suspended in worm-like tentacles in a seemingly endless void of roots, tentacles and red darkness. Unlike her emaciated and mutated form, she bears more similarity to the softer form she had before becoming trapped beyond the gate. Julia lacks nipples or obvious sexual organs, similar to Rhoda’s astral form.

4: She looks up at a canopy of brown soil-like surface, dotted with brown roots, a red light on the horizon.

5: From above, she looks small and far away, lowering her head and closing her eyes in defeat.