Ray jumped startled at Kori's sudden jolt of consciousness. "Slow down Kori." Ray placed his warm hand on her shoulder. “You might have a concussion just let me have a look at you.” Flicking his open hand an intense light focused on his pointer finger flashed into existence. “You’re lucky Laura was able to help.”
“Super hunger I hope.” He said with a wink as he opened the door. The room beyond was only marginally bigger than the ones downstairs set aside for the use of the Heroes. A small bed sat in a far corner of the room. Tables piled high with books, unfinished projects nestled comfortably in empty spaces waiting to be finished. Haphazardly placed throughout the room the tables formed a zigzag path to a small kitchen. “Pardon the mess, things got busy when I figured out how to unlock genetic codes.” Gesturing to the one open table near the kitchen, he called to her “Sit, sit your speed may be remarkable but your endurance needs some work. Am I right?”
Turning to the new voice Varis-Ore smiled “Ah, Ben my friend. No, no I do not need help I was just talking to my new friend … ah” Varis-Ore paused turning back to the real Ore “We didn’t catch your name did we?” he asked still in his jovial manner he had started when first addressing Ore.