The Wildfire team walks down the Level 2 corridor.
“That body analyzer,” says Hall. “I want to be there when the AMA gets wind of it.”
“So far, it’s only been used by NASA to diagnose astronauts in space,” replies Stone.
“You doctors better start making house calls again!” says Leavitt. Hall laughs.
The Level Two uniforms are fed into another incinerator.
Dr. Hall stands naked in a metal-walled room. A fencing mask-like face shield rests in a receptacle on the wall.
“This is a xenon lamp apparatus,” says a voice. “To ensure complete effectiveness, spread your feet apart.” Hall does so.
“To protect scalp and facial hair,” continues the voice, “place the metal helmet securely on the head. Make sure the helmet is firmly seated, and the visor lowered. Then, raise your arms and wait.”
Hall follows the instructions and raises his arms. The room becomes brighter and brighter as an electronic noise fills the room.