"You are welcome, crewman SideStep," Motherboard replies.
With that, the first officer terminates the link and exits the bridge, transforming to her drone form to rocket on down to Engineering. A quick timeskip later, and she arrives, transforming to robot mode and climbing up to meet SideStep in the nest.
Sprocket looks up from the mining tool he had been studying.
"Oh, that!" he says. "About time we figured out what to do with it, huh? Maybe now that Salvation's got some new tricks..."
The Autobot rummages through a disorganized storage cabinet, before procuring the datacard on which Arachnados had stored the data he'd scavenged from the ancient ground bridge. He hands it to Zepar, and the angelicon could see that some whispy strands of blue webbing still adorned its surface.
Halfrunner squints, getting a better look at Spectrum.
"Oh!" he realizes. "That you are. Sorry about that; thought you were the other one."
"Heh, I must be going blind. I guess we don't all age as gracefully as our chief engineer, sadly..."