Translated from Voice Log 101513

However much time we spend watching this species, it seems they quadruple it in the effort of watching us. We have seen foreign objects circle around our craft, attaching and feeling like fingers. We feel disturbances radiating out from their planet below, in waves. It seems to be a rudimentary copycat of the way we communicate through distance.

Through their reaction, I have come to several conclusions as to what they are expressing: either they are in awe, fear, joy, or the combination of overwhelming emotion we call [indistinct]. If they are truly experiencing it, then might we call them our [indistinct]? Wrath be not upon me for proposing it.

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