"I would be insulted," Facelift says, "were your sentiments not completely baseless. A-nywho..."
The doctor gets to work, removing sections of Starchaser's armor to get at her internal mechanisms.
"Usually, our bodies handle this themselves," he comments. "Y'know, you scan a plane or a car or a tank or an animal that catches your fancy, and everything just kinda reorients itself accordingly. But, when you've just got blueprints to work with, that's where guys like me come in. Gotta do some of the work manually."
"The first key had a map stored on it that led us to this planet," he says. "Presumably, the other had one that'll lead to the next, and so on."