connect anymore with the mind it came from.
A certain degree of fit still needed to be present.

”The results so far are already sufficient. ”

What Ves actually aimed for was transforming a part of William ’s spiritual attributes.
Now, over sixty percent of them had been changed into a mixture that conformed to the partially-purified spiritual mote.

That meant that about half of William ’s spirituality now consisted of attributes related to tyranny, dominance, arrogance, confidence and other such descriptors.

As long as they matched or exceeded the strength of William���s cowardice, then a state of balance could be achieved.

William would no longer be a coward.
However, he also wouldn ’t become a tyrannical monster.
He ’d be… someone different.
Someone in between.

The only complication was that a few alien attributes had also slipped in.
This might introduce some anomalies, but not too much as their presence was rather small.

Hopefully, William wouldn ’t be spurting alien words from his mouth anytime soon.
Such an incident might put Ves in an awkward spot.

Ves continued to work on his test subject ’s spirituality.
After applying various means, he finally forced William ’s imprint to expand on the recently-vacated portions.

Since they originally belonged to William and was still a part of his spirituality, his imprint expanded with only minor issues.

Obviously, William was reluctant to inherit completely new spiritual attributes.
Ves continually had to force the process along.

At the end of it, Ves sighed in relief.
He inspected William ’s mind and spirituality for a few more minutes and only observed some gradual changes.
None of them suggested that Nyxie ’s influence was coming back from the dead.

Instead, William ’s cowardice maintained a feeble balance against his newly-acquired traits.
How much the state of his spirituality reflected the state of his mind and emotions remained to be seen.

Ves knew that they were connected, but so far he had mostly witnessed someone ’s emotions shaping someone ’s spirituality.
He had never seen the reverse taking place until today when Nyxie tried to hijack William ’s mind by capturing his spirituality.

”I don ’t even know how that can even be done. ”

Even though he had a front-row seat of Nyxie ’s insidious methods, Ves understood very little of it.
Nyxie ’s application of spiritual energy was so advanced that it seemed to be a highly-developed specialty or discipline.

The entity trapped within the Ancient Sarcophagus became more and more formidable to Ves.

Once Ves reflected enough on what he learned, he shoved the rest to the back of his mind and directed his attention on the immediate situation.

”It ’s done. ” He said with a relieved voice.

”Really? ” Gloriana quickly shut off her comm with a puzzled smile.
didn ’t do anything.
You just stood there while William started screaming and convulsing.
What in the galaxy did you do to the poor boy? ”

Ves turned to his girlfriend.
”I thought I told you that I would be applying my design philosophy to treat William ’s affliction.
Haven ’t you been paying attention? ”

”I did. ” Gloriana innocently blinked.
”I haven ’t seen anything. ”

”You ’re not supposed to be able to see anything with your eyes.
Didn ’t you feel anything? ”

Gloriana shook her head.

Well, whatever. ” Ves shrugged.
”Let ’s bring William to an infirmary and inspect him in person. ”

While he believed that Gloriana was able to sense spirituality, her spiritual perception probably wasn ’t sensitive enough to feel what went on in William ’s mind.

Nyxie ’s spiritual mote wasn ’t very strong to begin with.
The scale of everything that happened today was very limited because William simply couldn ’t cope with anything stronger.

Ves, Gloriana and their cats exited the observation room.

Moments later, a hovering stretcher brought out an unconscious William from the chamber.
A bodyguard took charge of the stretcher and guided it towards an infirmary at the manufacturing floor.

Considering how many heavy parts and machinery were at that floor, workplace accidents occasionally took place.
Mech technicians needed to be treated immediately, hence the floor held a very comprehensive infirmary.

As they all moved to the infirmary, Ves let the doctors inspect William for a while before placing him in an isolated room.

The doctors asked plenty of questions about William ’s strange state and all of the sedatives that Ves had pumped into his bloodstream, but that was all.
Since Ves was the boss, he outright refused to answer the questions.

”All you need to do is make sure that William recovers.
Understand? ”

Afterwards, Ves and Gloriana left.
They moved back to the lab and workshop floor in order to process and analyze the sensor readings.

”These readings are useless. ” Gloriana scowled and waved at the graphs and figures projected in front of her.
”Pure divinity can ’t be captured by sensors! ”

”Humanity has only managed to find a way to detect and measure resonance. ” Ves remarked.
”And that is only a single facet of what is actually taking place.
It ’s a shame you can ’t see what I can see.
You ’re missing out on a lot. ”

”Can you teach me? ” Gloriana asked with a hopeful smile.

”I ’m not sure.
I always thought it was something I was born with.
It could also be a side effect of my design philosophy. ”

The more they cooperated with each other, the more they became aware of each other ’s strengths.
Gloriana quickly figured out what she needed in order to gain a deeper understanding of his abilities.

Yet just as how Ves wasn ’t able to make much headway with Gloriana ’s methods, Gloriana wasn ’t able to emulate him either.
They were simply too different.

Gloriana accepted his answer and didn ’t push any further.

Both of them were mech designers.
Both of them understood each other in a way that a non-mech designer never could.

They spent a few hours studying the data they gathered before transferring it all in a secure data chip.
Ves personally stored it in the vault in order to keep it safe.

”Done! ”

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