As you relay Zavala's message to Asher, he grins dryly.
"He values my safety over documenting galaxy-saving knowledge? How noble," he says and waves away Zavala's concern. "If that is all the bureaucrat had to say, there are several tasks requiring your attention."
"Ikora told me of unusual Taken activity nearby, but I did not make it a priority. You must correct that oversight. In addition, an altered Taken roams the nearby caves. Fetch a sample so that I may probe it for Dark influence."
"Most importantly, venture into the Pyramidion and search for scan evidence. I believe the dark ships came here for the same reason as I."
The scientist raises an eyebrow. "Paracausal as they may be, perhaps they are not beyond scientific curiosity."