Figuring out what “life’s element” meant is not too hard for Corben, though he has his hunches. The lock was probably a simple electronic one, requiring a conductive fluid to complete the circuit, and therefore open the door. The element, however, was only a clue: it’s not the iron in the blood that makes it conductive, but the electrolytes: dissolved salts and minerals.
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Chapter: Chapter 02 - Menoid