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“ We ’ v eg otourha ndsf ul l , ”Bor y sQui c k, s poke s ma nf or MTIs t a t e dt hi smor ni ng ,“ Weha v eourpe opl eont he gr oundc l e a r i ngt hede br i sa nde ns ur i ngt ha tnoone , Va r i a ntorUns e e i ngi shur t .We ’ v eg otRe c a l lAg e nt s f r om TheBur e a uofCol l e c t i onse r a s i ngt hel oc a l Uns e e i ngpopul a t i onsme mor i e s . Al r e a dypr ot e s t sha v ebe gunr e ga r di ngt hepr ot e c t i onof t heMount a i nGi a nt s , wi t hagr oupma r c hi ngonCi t y Ha l li nUmbr at hi smor ni ng .“ The yde s e r v et obe pr ot e c t e d, ”J e l lMa y s ,l e a de rofLi f eForAl ls t a t e d, “ Pe opl eonl ywa ntt hec ut ea ndc uddl yt obepr ot e c t e d, butwea l lha v ear i g htt ot hi swor l d, t oal i f e . ”

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a i nGi a nt sa r er a r ei nc e nt r a lBr i t i s hCol umbi a , Mount a nda r ea c t ua l yar a r es pe c i e si nt r odude dt oEa r t h1 000 y e a r sa g o.Bi ol ogi s tNe e l aUnde r t r e es poket oThe Cunni ngCr owt hi smor ni ngr e ga r di ngt heor i gi nsof t he s et woGi a nt s .“ I tl ooksl i keonei sf r om t heRoc ki e s . Youc a nt e l lbyi t sbl a c ke ne dha ndsa ndf e e t .Theot he r ha sa na l mos twhi t eba c k,ma ki ngt hi sonemos tl i ke l y f r om t heNor t h, pr oba bl yt heMa c ke nz i eMount a i ns . “ Bot ha r ey ounga ndoutl ooki ngf ort he i rownt e r r i t or y t ol i v ei n. Thefig htf ort e r r i t or yc oul dg oonf ormont hs , a st he yof t e nt a kel ong , s l umbe r i ngbr e a ksi nbe t we e n qua r r e l s . ”

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Pl a ne t sa ndmul t i v e r s e sa r enowmor eope nt oust ha ne v e rbe f or ewi t ht hes i gni ngoft heCos mosTr e a t y ,buta s ma nya r edi s c ov e r i ng ,i t ' snotj us tg oodsa ndwa y f a r e r spa s s i ngt hr oug ht hedoor s .I ti sa l s oi nv a s i v es pe c i e s . La s twe e k, aTa t z e l wur m wa sdi s c ov e r e di nac a v eonabus yt r a i li nKa ml oops ,BC. Ta t z e l wur m fir s ta ppe a r e di n v a r i ousEur ope a nc ount r y s i de si nt hee a r l y1 900’ s ,butt he i runs a nc t i one ddoor wa y swe r ec l os e doff, a nda ny r e ma i ni ngs pe c i e swe r ee r a di c a t e d.Awa t e rs pr i t ewa sa l s oc a pt ur e di nMus koka ,i t si nt e r r oga t i onout i ngal oc a l ma gi c i a nwhoha dope ne da ni l l e ga ldoor wa yt oa na l t Ea r t hi nor de rt os t or es t ol e ni t e msf r om ar obbe r y . Fl or aa l s oc r os sov e r , gr owi nga nde v a di ngt hee nde mi c s pe c i e sofEa r t h.The s ene wc i r c ums t a nc e sha v e pr ompt e dt heGov e r nme ntt oope nane wbr a nc h, The Ag e nc yofI nt e r l ope r s , as pe c i a l i z e dc ol l e c t i onof Va r i a nt swhohuntuna ut hor i z e ddoor wa y s ,i nv a di ng f or e i gnl i f edoma i nsa nde nt i t i e s .TheAIha si t sown Re c a l lAg e nt sa nds c i e nt i s t s ,he a de dbyt hef a me d Ent i t yBi ol ogi s tNe e l aUnde r t r e e .TheAIwor kst o i de nt i f yt heflor aore nt i t y , t he nt r yt og e ti tba c kt oi t s ownwor l d, c l os i ngt hei l l e ga ldoor wa yi nt hepr oc e s s . “ I ti sha r d, de c i di ngwha tt odowi t has e nt i e ntBe i ng whe nwedon' tknowwha twor l di tc a mef r om, ” Unde r t r e et ol dme , ov e rl unc h,“ Ca ni tbes e nthome ? Ke pti ns a nc t ua r y ?Se ntt oadi ffe r e ntpl a ne tor mul t i v e r s e ?The s ea r ea l lt hi ngswene e dt oa s c e r t a i n. ” Whe na s ke di fa nyha dbe e nde s t r oy e d,Unde r t r e e be c a mes ombe r .“Ye s , af e wwe r et ooda ng e r ous , a t t a c ki ngt hel oc a lHomoSa pi e n( nonma gi c / Uns e e i ng) a ndHomoSc i ous( Va r i a nta ndot he r wor l dl y )a l i ke . We c oul dn' tfindt he i ror i gi npl a ne ta ndnos a nc t ua r i e s a c c e pt e dt he m. ”

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Rumour sfly i nga boutRol a ndt heBr a v e si nv ol v e me nt we r ea l s oc onfir me d.“ Heha sbe e ni ns t r ume nt a li n a s s i s t i ngTheAIi de nt i f ys pe c i e sa swe l la st he i ror i gi ns . Hea l s oha sc ont a c t sf a ra ndwi de ,ma nyofwhom he l pe de s t a bl i s hpr ope rpl a c e me nt . ”

Thene wAg e nc yofI nt e r l ope r shous e si t s e l fi nt hepopul a rLa cduBoi sCount y ,ne x tt ot heEa r t he nLa ndi ngPor t , whi c hi st hel a r g e s tPor ti nCa na da .Thes potwa ss t r a t e gi c , a st he r ei sa l r e a dys oma nypr ot e c t i ons pe l l si nt he a r e a . “ Weputupac oupl e‘ Couga rSi g ht i ng’ orBe a rSi g ht i ng’ s i gnsa ndas ma l lf e a rs pe l la ndpe opl ewhowa nde ral i t t l e t ooc l os ea r es c a r e da ndhe a dhome . ”Unde r t r e ee x pl a i ns . ndi ngPor t sa l s oboa s tt hehi g he s ti l l e ga ldoor wa y s , t her e a s oni ngbe i ngt ha tnoonewi l lnot i c ene wBe i ngsora La r a ndom s hi pme ntofg oodss udde nl ya ppe a r i ngi nt hea r e a .Fort hi sr e a s ont heAIa l s opa t r ol st hehi l l sa r oundt he Por t .Toda yNe e l aUnde r t r e ei swi t ht r a c ki ngs pe c i a l i s t ,Be l l eKoz ub, ac a ni df r om Na r ni a .Shec hos et hes ma l l c a f ef orl unc hs t r a t e gi c a l l y , a si ti sont hef or e s tbounda r yWhe nwea r edone , s hes houl de r she rpa c ka ndhe a ds offi nt ot hewi l d,hope f ult ha ts hec a nt a keonwha t e v e rt he ye nc ount e routt he r e .

“ Ohy e s ,i t ' sal i t t l e da unt i ngs ome t i me s , ” Be l l eKoz ubs a y s ,“ But wea l wa y swor ki n pa i r swhe npa t r ol l i ng , a nds ome onei sa tt he offic er e a dyt os e nd outhe l pi fc a l l e d. ”

Ne e l aUnde r t r e e a nda s s oc i a t e Be l l eKoz ub a s s e s sda ma g e c a us e dbya n unknowne nt i t y .

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Rol a ndha sapi nti nf r ontofhi ma ndi sc ha t t i ngt ot he ba r t e nde rwhe nIs howup.Aqui c kg l a c es howsDog c ur l e dupa tt hel a r g efir e pl a c e .Ca ti spe r c he dona l i quors he l fbe hi ndt heba r , s t a r i ngdowna tusa l l . Whe nIi nt r oduc emy s e l fRol a nd' sha nde nv e l ope smi ne . Hei smuc h,muc hbi gg e ri npe r s on.Weor de rf ooda nd s t a r tt a l ki nga bouthi sne wme moi r , outt hi sFr i da y . “ Ah, we l l , e v e r y onel ov e sag oods t or y .I tj us ts oha ppe ns t ha tIha v eaf e w. ” e wha ppe nt ofil la ne nt i r e3 89pa g ebook.Nott os a y Af y ounot i c et hel e ngt h.Ibl e wt hr oug hi ti nt woda y s ,not wa nt i ngt oputi tdown, t ol e a v et hewondr ouswor l dof Rol a ndt heBr a v e , whos es t or i e swea l lgr e wupon. Rol a nd, a l ongwi t hDoga ndCa t , a r el e g e ndsi nt he i r homewor l d, Al t Ea r t h3 . The r e , t he ybe ga nba t t l i ng e ne mi e sa ndov e r c a met hee v i lf or c e st ha tha dt a ke nov e r t hepl a ne t .Fr om t he r et he ybe ga nhe l pi ngot he r mul t i v e r s e sa ndpl a ne t s , a ndt he i rc e l e br i t yonl ygr e w. Ia s khi ma boutwor ki ngwi t hNe e l aUnde r t r e ea ndt he Ag e nc yofI nt e r l ope r s . “ I t sgr e a t ,I ’ v ene v e rwor ke danor ma lj obbe f or e .One wi t hbi l l a bl ehour s ,mont hl yc he que s , c owor ke r s . ”

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Rol a ndi snotc omf or t a bl ewi t ht hi sl a s ts ol ut i ona nd Theda ng e r sa s s oc i a t e dwi t ht hej oba r ec ons t a nt ,but ha sbe e nv oc a li ns pe a ki ngouta ga i ns ts i mpl yki l l i ng Rol a ndwa v e sofft hec omme nt .“ The r ei sa l wa y saba d Be i ngs .“ Wene e dt os t a r twor ki ngt owa r dsc a pt ur i ng guyoramons t e r , a nde i t he rwec a nr e a s onwi t ht he m, ort hea c c us e d, t he nde a l i ngwi t ht heout c omea c c or di ng t he yg e ta r r e s t e d.Orki l l e d. ” t of a i rl a ws . ” Rol andsnewMemoi r ,KeepMovi ngOn,outt hi sFr i day

Ca tha sj oi ne dusa tt heBa ra ndoffe r smor ei ns i g ht . Ani ma l sa c r os st hemul t i v e r s e sa ndpl a ne t sa r e “ be c omi ngmor ea c c e pt e dwi t hi ns oc i e t y .Thepa s s i ngof t heI nc l us i onTr e a t ybymos tGov e r nme nt sme a nswe ha v er i g ht sl i kene v e rbe f or e .Al t houg h,Ra c i s mi ss t i l l a bound, a ga i ns te nt i r es pe c i e s , ore v e nwi t hi ns pe c i e s .I t wi l la l lt a ket i me . Ti mea nda nope nmi nd. ” Il i s t e ni nt e nt l yt oCa t , a ndnot i c et ha ts odomos toft he pa t r onsa r oundus .Thea bi l i t yf orhe rt ode ma nd a t t e nt i on, c omma ndar oom,i se nv i a bl e , a dmi r a bl e Rol a ndbr i ngsupt hec a s eoft heMount a i nGi a nt si n We l l sGr e y ,“ TheGi a nt sa r eha r dt ope r s ua de , t he i r mi ndst a keal ongt i met oc ha ng e .Weha v es poke nt o t he m nume r oust i me s , a ndIt hi nkwewi l lbeg oi ng ma nyt i me smor ebe f or ea ny t hi ngc ha ng e s .The i rne e d f orl a ndi sj us tt ooi ngr a i ne di nt he i rc ul t ur e .Thei de a ofba c ki ngdowns i mpl ybe c a us ewes a ys oi sr i di c ul ous t ot he m.Butt he ya r ey oung , a ndma y bewec a nc ha ng e t he i rmi nds ,ha v eane wg e ne r a t i ongr owupwa nt i ngt o bepa r tofaf unc t i oni ng , pe a c e f uls oc i e t y . ”Hel a ug hs t he n,“ The ya r ej us tt oof ul lofbr a v a doa tt hemome nt t houg h, s ome t hi ngwec a na l lr e l a t et o. Yout hf ul br a v a do. ”

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t a kemone y , y ouwi l lha v et obr i ng2c a t t a i l s , abobbi na ndabookonde nt i s t r y .Onc ey ouha v eWi l dKna r kwe e d, c hopi tupa ndma keas i mpl et i nc t ur ewi t hi t .Fe e dt het i nc t ur et oy ourhe l lhounda ndi twi l lma kehi sdr ool nont ox i ca nde a s yt obr e a kdown.Thi swi l lme a nt ha tc l e a ni ngupwi l lbee a s i e r . Tog e tt hedr ooloffy ouri t e ms , us et hej ui c ef r om l i me s ,mi x e dwi t hTa ma r a c kSa p.

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Asbodi e smounti nAl te a r t h2 , De t e c t i v eNobodyOwne sha sbe e n hi r e dt ohe l pc a pt ur et hes e r i a l ki l l e rpe opl eha v edubbe dt he Hunt e r , duet ohi ss ki l li ns t a l ki ng a ndki l l i ngbot hhuma nsa nd r e v e na nt s . Al tEa r t h2i sknownf or i t se l e c t r i c a la c c i de nti nt hee a r l y 1 900’ st ha tope ne dar i f ta l l owi ng g hos t st opa s sba c kt hr oug h. Owe ns , whowa sc hos e nf ort hi sj ob duet ohi sa bi l i t yt obebot hhuma n a ndg hos t ,ha she l pe ds ol v e mur de r swor l dswi de ,i nc l udi ng br i ngi ngdownmul t i bl ec or r upt g ov e r nme nt sa ndor gi ni z a t i ons . Pol i c eChi e fRi v e rPr oni uki sg l a d f ort hehe l p,hopi ngt ha tt hi s c ul pr i twi l lbea ppr e he nde d qui c kl y .

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Be i ngsa c r os st heuni v e r s el ov eThe Uns e e i ng’ sTVs howst ha tt r yt o mi mi ct he i rl i v e s ,orha v eknown a l t e a r t hwr i t e r s , s uc ha sSe r e ni t y , Supe r na t ur a l , TheEx pa ns e , orSt a r Tr e k. Thel i s tofa l t e a r t ha nd f or e i gnpl a ne twr i t e r sa nda c t or si s upont heGov e r nme ntwe bs i t ea s a na t t e mptt os t oppe opl ef r om s e ndi ngda ng e r ousf a nma i lt ot he Uns e e i ng .Or , wor s e , t obev i s i t e d. “ I fIha v et oma dl yflyt oWi l Whe a t onorNa t honFi l l i onshous e onemor et i me ,I ’ l lne e dane wpa i r ofwi ngs , ”Umbr aEa r t he nPor r t Offic e rCa lNoog e ns t a t e d.“ Iha v e e r a s e dt he i rme mor i e st ooma ny t i me st oc ount . The n,Iha v et o c a r r yt heda r ndr a g onsi nc a g e sa l l t hewa yba c kt ot hePor t . ” TheDr a g onshei st a l ki nga bouta r e af or e i gnv e r s i onofSna pdr a g ons t ha tpe opl emi s t a ki ng l ybuyi t t hi nki ngi ti st hes a f e,Ea r t h v e r s i on. Thef or e i gnSna pdr a g ons be c omei nt ox i c a t e dont heEa r t h a t mos phe r ea ndbe c omev i ol e nt , a t t a c ki ngpe opl e .Onot he rpl a ne t s a nde a r t hs , s na pdr a g onsa r egi v e n t of r i e ndsa ndke pta shous epe t s t ha tt a kec a r eofy ourga r de na nd br i ngg oodl uc k. Youc a ns e et hedi ffe r e ntflowe r son t heGov e r nme ntwe bs i t e , a swe l la s al i s tofpl a nt st ha tc a na ndc a nnot bebr oug htt oe a r t h. .

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