"Have a little faith", Aphasic implored with a characteristic degree of composure. "We are in the early stages of this concept. It hasn't yet become practical. We have an abundance of time to prepare and plan for any potential consequence we face", he pointed out, hoping to ease Zedora's mind regarding the possible consequences of the dubbed 'synthesis' concept. "Mr. Newcastle is an expendable asset", Aphasic paused, touching on the subject of Thomas' potential betrayal of them in the near future. Again folding both hands behind his back with the stately flair of a monarch, the Quantum Savant continued. "There's no denying his genius. And that he is still useful to us. But he's an organic. It's of no surprise to me that he will hope to betray us at some point".
"Animals are unpredictable, Zedora. And above all, organics are prone to decay. And just as they decay when they die, Mr. Newcastle may come to decay our relations with him, and his usefulness to us", he reasoned, pausing to light a Montecristo No. 2 Cuban cigar before subtly sucking in and blowing a cool cloud of premier scented smoke. "He'll be dealt with in due time. I... have an agent I'll introduce to you in due time. Addison... let's run further tests. Observe her as she interacts with the young Champion, Leonel Pettis. Depending on what we learn, we will then decide to either finish her or manipulate her further if possible".