Nicol was conceived on earth but born on Mesura. His mother died during childbirth so he never saw her nor experienced his origins. He watched as his former home was crushed to dust by a giant meteor on which he now resided, and as such he is older than the year in which we live.
In the trashed vehicle a message, made out of tiny holes, could be read, and it said,
Give us what we want, or everyone dies
Look, the bullets even pierced the pavement behind the q-tank. What kind of weaponry is capable of this?