As we approached what appeared to be the outskirts of a vast, spectacular metropolis, we were elated. At long last, we found what appeared to be the source of all the uncanny symbols; the signs which prompted us to take our fate into our own hands and set out on our perilous journey into the horizon, to parts unknown.
A deep, otherworldly hum could be heard in the distance.
Before we got too close, we stopped and conferred amongst ourselves. What if the occupants of this advanced civilization were hostile? Would they treat us as inferior? Were we walking into a trap?