Node of Intrigue
- McMullen: "I don't know. We don't have all the data. Greene seems to be the focus. The others, nothing more than puppets."
- R. Cleven: "Sir, there is no scientific backing to support that."
- McMullen: "Look. The centralized control is directed by the focus. It spreads, it thinks, it plans. Forty years of science says it can't be so, but something tells me that's happening. A strike against the central carrier can decapitate the infection. I can feel that in my gut. I don't need science to know that."
- —Raymond McMullen explaining that Elizabeth Greene was controlling the infected[src]