I guess brainwashed was the wrong word choice. I guess what I meant to say is depending on the hardships he is forced to live through his will/spirit could be broken leading to a change in mindset. Like even though his friends got out and are now back to save him he feels like it's no use the demons are too powerful we cannot win? I don't see this from Norman's character but it's quite possible seeing as how Isabella and Krone went through similar things? I like your way of going about it as well. Like he is the inside man so why escape and mess that all up. He is gaining their trust and using that to gain more knowledge they can use against the demons later? The only issue I have is do you really think the people who are part of this resistance and infiltrated the facility can easily recruit given the circumstances? What situation is going to allow Norman to tell someone who has been part of this system for who know how long what he knows? And what is going to make the Scientist guy comfortable enough with Norman to spill the beans on W.M.? --- Double Post Merged, Jun 12, 2017, Original Post Date: Jun 12, 2017 --- You have to remember that Krone grew up here. Now she knows they have 5 kids working together to escape. She knows the life that is waiting for them. She knows that alone she couldn't accomplish shit but together they may be able to do something. They also have a resolve that Krone didn't and know about the Demons well before Krone did as well. Krone was given a decisions live or die with out much time to choose. These kids know where they are headed and with the time they have they have chosen to live. I will agree she knows the pen is of some use, but again I highly doubt she was able to get it to work knowing they need the books act as the key to unlocking the pen. She saw the B 06-32 but as we know that only denotes the location of the farm. Also if she doesn't know that B 06-32 is a coordinate then it what good does having that information do her? This is why I feel it would have been useless for her to pass the pen to the Demons because she has no understanding of what it is so it wont help her save her skin.