"No," Sprocket says, pacing around the catwalk. "Well, maybe. Yes. I dunno."
"The first seven were founded before the War of the Primes, right? I mean that's just basic history. Then the last two, Clemency and Junkion, were established a few decades after the war."
"Speaking of that-" Thrift begins to cut in.
"Not now," Sprocket interrupts him. "Anyway, like I said, we know the Knights were at least planning to make more before Liege Maximo's betrayal. Hell, we found that one planet that had a bunch of mechanimals in stasis a few weeks ago, remember? So they were obviously far enough along to start prepping some of the target planets. Maybe it's not too much of a stretch to assume they got at least one fully cyberformed?"
The AI looks the list over.
"So this 'Shockwave' wants to re-invent the Cortical Psychic Patch," they say. "What about that warrants such secrecy?"