ABOARD THE MILLENNIAL, INTERROGATION ROOM
Pauel spit a bit of blood out of his mouth, along with one of his teeth. "Gullible?" he asked, shrinking into a protective ball. "What, do you think that all of us are weak and stupid? What kind of trap have we fallen for, and what kind of lie have we believed? It seems to me that you are the gullible one, for you think your strength and brutality alone can conquer me. It cannot, and it will not."