Freefall in color by many folks.
Sam: I'll need access to your accounting ledgers.
De Morel: Done. Read only, of course. Anything else?
Sam: Not at the moment. I want to look around and talk to more people.
De Morel: Glad to have you on board. If there's anything else you need, other than funding, let me know.
Helix: So what do you think?
Sam: To ensure prompt payment, I want a plan B. As we look around and talk to people, keep an eye open for anything portable and valuable in case we need to make a quick exit.