Te'Ku tolds Shade to go see the high council.
When Shade gets back everyone are ready to the mission...
"Rebecca, are you coming? Or you Jack?"
"Our posturings, our imagined self-importance,
the delusion that we have some privileged position in the universe,
are challenged by this point of pale light.
Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark.
In our obscurity – in all this vastness – there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to save us from ourselves."
- Carl Sagan