‘The GU programme is the most advanced cyber-military Mind ever developed. It’s a strategic genius on the net. ’

‘Are we liable for the damages it causes?’

‘Technically speaking- it is an individual entity, responsible for its own actions, however, under these circumstances…’

‘Has it shown itself online? Any detection yet by our scanner division?’

‘No. Frankly it may already be feeding us erroneous data. I believe it could grow to Leviathan size in a matter of hours.’

‘Will it seek to merge with the other Leviathan class A.I.’s on the net?’

‘There is no way for us to predict how it will behave in cyberspace. We do believe it will seek to gain a physical body- an offline, self-powered machine to house its base code. Most likely, something mobile with an inbuilt reactor.’

‘The personality matrix was very much incomplete at the time of escape; It is hard to foresee the direction that its rapid development will take.’