Agents of AEGIS: Ex Vivo
In 2025 something happened out in space.
Near space. Our space. Right here in our backyard, just past the orbit of Jupiter. It was big, it was flashy and you could see it from Earth just fine. It popped into being one day, electric against the black emptiness of space, fizzing and sparking; a spinning riot of color and energy broadcasting on every wavelength we could detect and a few we discovered shortly after.
Like an oil-painted Elvis on a black velvet canvas with sequins made of chaos and radiation, it dominated the night sky on Earth, brighter than the Milky Way, sometimes brighter than the moon.
No one knew what it was. The entire contingent of earth’s scientists pointed everything they had at it. We collected exabytes of data, poured over graphs and numbers, conducted investigations. We tracked it and scanned it and analysed it and we still didn’t know what it was.
But we knew what it looked like. It looked like a door...