Wouldn’t it be so much easier if they didn’t look human? You know, the Empty Ones— the Feel Nothings! If they had lizard tails and scales and yellow eyes. Cold-blooded motherfuckers. Then we’d be able to avoid them. We could run away from them at first sight—or even do battle with them, right then and there! But no, they look just like us. What a god damn ripoff!