The 'ghost' is gone. Now we just need to bring the artificial intelligence back on-line.
The security council just called to remind us that we only have three days left.
Tell me, if we miss the deadline, do we forfeit the entire sum? Is there any chance of them pro-rating our pay?
Frankly, no. In fact, if we're still here three days from now, they withhold payment, and they start shooting at us.
I didn't mention that? I'm sorry. The reciprocal violence clause is pretty standard in these extortion gigs.