It wasn't a glamorous location. They were containers of equipment stolen from Thoth and armed guards with OPA rank pips stuck to their suits at the door. There was not a terminal on sight. Nothing that could have been compromised by a sophisticated rogue corporation. Only crew captain's and faction leaders that were established within the OPA were present. This was a decision that would affect the entire belt, but this was theirs to make. "It was from Phoebe," growled Morné. "And it was not human made. We are still decrypting dat kaka but we know dey started recording on Eros before da infection. Protogen put beltalowda lives at risk. No, not at risk. Dey were lab rats for these fookers." Du Plessis fell silent and crossed his arms over his chest. He was losing his temper again. That dull ache that had barely left him was returning to his temples. "I say we go public. Announce it to everyone. Show dem all what da belt did. Earther politicians will suddenly have their careers on da line, ja?" Fred had announced that the vessels that had attacked the Donnager were earth made. The UN had the luxury of denying that, but the voters wouldn't believe that belters had made Eros happen. They had been meticulous with the evidence gathering to the point that any UN enquiry would be handed everything on the plate. The question was: did anyone else share that view?