*squeezes her eyes shut; pulls the trigger.* Lodestone: Culture Shock.
Because that's one way of putting it. Usually I try to stay strict with my points of view: one observer per *-demarcated section. Here, however, I felt it was important to switch off without disrupting the text. I hope the narrative remains coherent.
References to an Agent Act 2 spoiler. 3400 (!) words.