“What is going on?” I managed to ask.
“I am accessing and analyzing your neuronal energy. I will read most of your memories directly, but I will also interrogate you so as to evoke latent memories and feelings. Interaction will be kept to a minimum. I will respond to questions you have, but most answers will be short and direct. Your curiosity will be more easily satiated if your inquiries seek information amenable to this format.”
“Do you have any questions?”