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(The hot-stick, a glowing orange pole standing vertical on tripod feet. On its top are some carved letters.*)

*Torvadon, "hub of wheel," "engine" --ed

(A bivouac at night, on a rocky rise in the hilly area of pinkish grass. Two moons are overhead: a white overlapping a red. The bike stands upside-down. The two’s belongings are strewn about. S sleeps under a sheet, gloves off, hand touching the helmet. Navichet sits at the edge of the rise, looking out through a small telescope)

NAVICHET: Eh. (Lowering the telescope) Ssss Sspondule. Wake up.

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