At the start of his story, Dr. Crygor is looking for fungi in the Agate Forest, and is startled by Mike. Dr. Crygor begins to lecture Mike about frightening him and running off, but Mike interrupts, claiming that he had detected an unknown signal and that it may be a paranormal frequency. Dr. Crygor begins to question this, assuming that it is another one of his pranks, but both he and Mike are startled by an ominous laugh nearby.
As it turns out, the laugh came from a robot, who initiates her greeting sequence, stating that she is Doris 1 and that she was abandoned by her creator due to unknown reasons. She then recognizes Dr. Crygor as her creator, and begins to chase him in an attempt to get revenge, leaving Mike behind.
Dr. Crygor is able to escape, but decides to keep Doris 1 out of compassion, who clarifies that the forest is, indeed, haunted. Dr. Crygor then realizes that he had left his fungi behind in the Agate Forest, and asks Mike to go back and retrieve it, who refuses.
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