Their destination lies beyond the Great Barrier.

A formerly unknown lifeform requests that they send immediate help. 

"What's the matter?"

"I miss my old chair."

"Is it possible?

"Is what possible?"

"That s/he has found it." 

Vin'yla's bent their tentacles up in the air and swayed them. S/He tried to ignore the way the muscles of their tentacles flexed and shifted.

"So what about you?"

"Not so much."

Photo credit Kiron Guidi