The massive exchange of energies that tore through Jupiter left an extensive gravitational anomaly. Many thought the distortion to be a quantum singularity and pressed for study, but as Europa continued to orbit the disruption, the singularity fell under Templars control. Meanwhile, the Templars themselves retreated to their home on Europa. They remained in self-imposed exile, warning that none were to approach, and no one would, fearing their wrath. It was time the system grew to stand on its own, while the Templars used the time to heal. Even Dr. Armaghast withdrew overnight. Remaining secured and inaccessible in the center of Europa, within the alien vessel that was the source of all his knowledge.