"Visibility is about three feet in all directions around me. This reminds me of when I was younger and had terrible claustrophobia... I have yet to see any signs of animals"
-Excerpt from the journal of Isaiah Cross on his expedition into Yellowstone
"It is life itself being drained from me... One of two things is true at this moment. I have either been stuck in this fog for thirty years or I have somehow aged thirty years in a matter of days."
-Excerpt from the journal of Elias Becker, the first scientist to study the biofilm
"The Octopus fills me with fear no matter where I am. Work, home, grocery store, it doesn't matter. I have no way to protect myself. I can't afford the fancy masks or suits. What am I supposed to do?”
-Carrie Williamson, Pocatello, Idaho
"If this compound can be isolated, studied, and eventually synthesized in a lab, it could provide us with a weapon against a seemingly undefeatable attacker."
-Bryan Underwood, Lead Researcher, Yellowstone Team