Obsidius, Cybella and Syphax: This traveling party spanned the globe as part of a journey to discover more about what we now know to be XM. Now, in this most recent letter from Obsidius to his friend Marcus, it seems the group had began to fragment, with Syphax leaving in suspicious circumstances and having stolen the ancient Obsidan Glyph-marked arrowheads.
It seems Jahan has learned some lessons from the events of Obsidian. And now, as we begin to learn more about Aegis Nova, she has once again extended an olive branch to Hank Johnson. Destiny may or may not be driving them to work together, but Jahan’s right about one thing: if he wants to help control what lies in the future, he will have to pick a side.
Reports that had been only rumors are now verified. A Google+ post from Oliver Lynton-Wolfe thanks the Agents who helped recover the Glyph Sequence and confirms that his Power Cube stockpiles have begun to emerge into the Portal Network.
Aegis Nova. Slowly, its roots are beginning to emerge. Cybella’s vision helps us understand where the name comes from, but what does it mean? A New Shield? The destruction of the Obsidian Shield? What do you think?
From where I’m standing, last week has been one of reaction and recovery. Both Agents and leaders in the world of Ingress have struggled with the aftermath of #IngressObsidian. The XM drought created a formidable predicament, and I’m not one for naive optimism, but now it seems we’re getting our feet back under us again as solutions begin to emerge.
This Portal Clue emerged yesterday, and over the course of today some Agents have already begun exploring leads in Australia, Netherlands and the USA.
It seems, following his conversation with the Acolyte some days ago, Oliver Lynton-Wolfe has made some progress towards alleviating the XM drought.
Susanna Moyer reports from Hong Kong on the action-packed, globe-sweeping Obsidian Finale.
This transcript sheds light on some important pieces of information: It seems the Acolyte and Dr. Oliver Lynton-Wolfe have been actively collaborating for some time, and in fact, OLW may have been critical in the activation of the Obsidian Shield.
Hank Johnson, a scholar, former special forces operator and member of the Niantic Project research team shares his thoughts on the Obsidian Shield and just how much we could have known in advance about the chain of events that led to the Global XM Drought.