Space Flight 704, Chapter 69: Birth of the Ortrix
But the Torim below survived.
Not as physical beings. Not when their bodies were forcibly taken. Reduced to so much ash and dust.
Not as minds. The Torim below had found a power that linked them deeper than that simple structure.
Not as a single being, but as an entity of thought and presence and power.
And in the caverns of Torim, an Ortrix.