THE FOLLOWING IS AN EXCERPT FROM A GOVERNMAN-HELD AUDIO FILE LABLED STRIKER.AUD. IT CONTAINS DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO UNKNOWN INDIVIDUALS. A PARAGRAPH IS INSERTED WERE EACH PERSON TALKS. EACH PARAGRAPH IS ONE OF THE TWO SPEAKING. WE HAVE BEEN THREATENED WITH LEGAL ACTION, BUT WE BELIEVE THAT THE GOVERNMAN IS BUSY DEALING WITH THE VERY THREATS DISCRIBED IN THIS RECORDING.
THANK YOU, AND GOOD DAY.
Thank you, Mr. Barnes, for coming to see us today.
Do you have any kids?
I don't understand your question.
DO. YOU. HAVE. ANY. KIDS?
I have a grandson.
Then you're not safe.
Safe from what?
Safe from.... that.... that thing...
The events which lead you to us.
Well... I have, no had(!) a young daughter, Isabelle. She was the only joy I had in my life. And then...
And then what?
AND THEN IT TOOK HER!
What took her?
That.... that THING... Oh god, it was horrible...
Please describe it, Mr. Barnes.
It... it was short.... *sob* skin was all gray.... *hyperventilating* The fingers... oh god the fingers... they... they...
- Sobbing* THEY WERE TOO F@#*@ING LONG!!
THEY WERE SO LARGE... LIKE IT hAD TREE LIMBS FOR FINGERS... OH GOD!!
What did it's face look like?
It's face... NO THERE WAS NO FACE! IT WAS JUST THAT GIANT MOUTH... that giant MOUTH IN THAT F@#)@ING GRIN!
A giant mouth for a face?
YES YES YES! IT... it hissed at me.
Please calm down.
I won't! It took my daughter! A baby! A BABY! That thing... it takes them! And they never come back... now it's out there again..... your... your grandson... how old is he...
Then he's not safe! No one is! Not a single person is safe from it... from...THAT MONSTER!
Mr. Barnes, calm down!
No! I'm going to find it, and then I'm going to kill it!
- Crunching sound*
God god god no..... leave me alone... I'm not a child, no you can't...
- Breathing sound*
NO. NO. NONONONONONON- AAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!