“Good evening, Banshee-44!”


“Doing well, thank you. ...Actually, I had a bit of difficulty today.”


“The problem with a historical engram is, even if I can figure out when the engram was encoded, that still doesn't tell me when the contents were written. Or even when the events described by the writer take place.”

“Uh huh.”

“This particular engram is heavily degraded. Encoded Mid-Golden Age, allegedly written by someone named Plutarch, a historian who in turn is writing about someone named Fabius Maximus. But who were they? When did they live? In what kind of warfare was this 'Fabian Strategy' applied?”

“The whatnow strategy?”

“Fabian Strategy. It apparently involves attrition tactics and avoiding direct conflict until an enemy makes a mistake.”


“'Huh' indeed!”

“...But with Ghost res—“

“Oh, this was long before Ghosts. I think... Banshee? Where are you going?”