Message in a Throttle – Part 01

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Pipsqueack had thought that the scattered parts were from a single Blingtron, although the parts were somewhat unfamiliar, “Must have been an older model.”, she wondered.

Her mind started to buzz as if someone had plugged in a wire hooked to a generator; the hairs on her neck were standing up – “It’s right in front of me…what is wrong here?” she muttered trying to calm herself.

Holding up and looking a some of the pieces, there were TWO right armatures – she began to look around, lifting quietly some of the debris. A second torso unit, crushed almost flat by trog clubs; a left foot, then another, and a third – “How many of these things were in here?!”, she thought getting excited in a bad way.

The examination table was sitting at an angle with two of the table legs broken off and several scraps of paper lay crumpled on the floor. A Blingtron-like head lay beside it covered in scorches, scratches, and the neck threading was completely stripped. “Someone wrenched that thing off.”, she said thinking about some of her engineering acquaintances who struggled with the troublesome neck joint; they had a tendency to jam up – very frustrating. Clearly someone had been tinkering with these things – aggressively before the troggs got to them. One of the notes was still stuck near the sharply shorn metal that would have been the mechanical’s throat – it was in good shape and appeared to have a complete message, although not in any language she knew fluently. She took the metal skull and put it in her satchel, “Maybe I can power it up and see if there are any other messages inside.”

The Message reads:

01000011 01101111 01101101 01101101 01100001 01101110 01100100 00100000 01000001 01000011 01001011 00100000 01100100 01100101 01100011 01110010 01111001 01110000 01110100 01100101 01100100 00100000 01100011 01101111 01101110 01100110 01101001 01110010 01101101 01100101 01100100 00100000 00001010 01001101 01100101 01110011 01110011 01100001 01100111 01100101 00100000 01000010 01000101 01000111 01001001 01001110 00001010 00001010 01010000 01110010 01101001 01101111 01110010 01101001 01110100 01111001 00100000 01000001 01101100 01110000 01101000 01100001 00001010 00001010 01010100 01100101 01100011 01101000 01101110 01101001 01100011 01100001 01101100 00100000 01010011 01100011 01101000 01100101 01101101 01100001 01110100 01101001 01100011 01110011 00100000 01101111 01100110 00100000 01001001 01101110 01100110 01101001 01101100 01110100 01110010 01101111 01101110 00100000 01011000 00110001 00110000 00110000 00110000 00100000 01110000 01100101 01101110 01100100 01101001 01101110 01100111 00100000 01100001 01100011 01101011 00100000 01110101 01110000 01101100 01101111 01100001 01100100 00100000 01110000 01110010 01101111 01110100 01101111 01100011 01101111 01101100 00100000 01100011 01101111 01101110 01100110 01101001 01110010 01101101 01100001 01110100 01101001 01101111 01101110 00101110

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