Akito has trouble processing a suspect’s prints at the booking station. When he returns from asking a colleague why the machine may have failed, he finds Martha Noonan has transformed into an alien. Akito assumes it must be a prank they play on the new cadets, and takes her mugshot like a professional.
In the mood for a drink, Samir visits Patchy’s bar in Newcrest. He meets an attractive girl and offers to buy her a beverage. Martha Noonan accepts, although she offers to get him one in return, as she gets a discount on Tuesday nights. Maybe it’s ladies’ night or something?
J Huntington III notices a busty beauty sitting at the bar and introduces himself. Martha Noonan says she’s just arrived from a place very, very far away and is adjusting to the atmosphere. J assumes she means the desert heat of Oasis Springs, which can take a while to get used to.