1: Ikal traverses a thin cave, gun in one hand and lantern in the other.

2: The tunnel exits into a larger cave. Ikal looks into the cave from a raised plateau.

3: The queen crowds around a patch of stolen eggs, including Jocelyn’s, the chest open beside her.

4: She turns and hisses, reacting to the sound of pebbles tumbling.

5: Ikal slides down the slope, gun up.

6: The lantern illuminates the large frame of the queen bug as she rears up on hind legs. Ikal is setting the lantern down.