This is a transcript of the cutscene Inflation.
Location: Level G-10 Characters: Gentleman, Duplicator, Child*
(Hiding behind a green tile)
I just realized why the Government tried to keep us out!
This has potential to be entertaining. Do go on.
At first I thought it was a conspiracy to keep the public unaware of alien technology.
At what point did you comprehend your mistake?
I spent the day collecting power cells. I made a whole year's wages!
And do you understand the consequences?
The Government is trying to keep us all poor!
Amusing, but false.
Then what's your explanation?
The Government wishes to delay the inevitable onset of inflation.
Now look who's spouting nonsense. "Inflation" is just an excuse not to end poverty!
You don't even believe in inflation. You collected twenty thousand of those things!
How in the Universe did you come by that data?!
Guessed. How close was I?
Next: "Wormhole in Sight"