Node of Intrigue
- Morgan: "I don't understand the significance!"
- McMullen: "Pariah may be the only thing that can stop Mercer and Greene. They may not let me know what he is, but I can guess.
If Greene was an imperfect release of non-coding regions of the genome, and Mercer was something more, what if Pariah was the perfect realization of all the non-coding regions of the genome?
It may be the final purpose of all life on earth."
- ―McMullen hypothesizing about Pariah[src]