Omega Protocol

Episode 3

Inventory

Coded Message 1

This is found in Jeremy's messenger bag.

Note the phrase "exchange key information". This points to using the Diffie-Hellman key exchange method again to decipher.

3 and 36 are repeated, meaning they are a key to decipher this note.

  • Letters will shift forward 3 times.

Once decoded, the coded phrases read:

  • "IT FEELS GOOD"
  • "SEEN. IT FEELS GOOD"
  • "SEE MY GOOD WORKS."
  • "I WILL DO."
  • "FUN"
  • "SEE YOU SPEAKING WITH PATRICIA"
  • "INTO ALOSHA'S DATA CACHE"
  • "FUN WHILE"
  • "LASTED"
  • "YOUR TIME"
  • "TICKING AWAY"
  • "ISN'T PERSONAL"
  • "YOU DO"
  • "YOU CHOOSE"
  • "FIRST"
  • "DIE"

WTF! Someone is threatening us!

Coded Message 2

This is found in Jeremy's messenger bag.

This is a correspondence between Jeremy and Alosha.

  • "Griefing"? lol

The code in this one is pretty easy. It's pig Latin.

  • 🧑Jeremy: I saw someone.
  • 🧙🏻‍♂️Alosha: What did you see, Jeremy?
  • 🧑Jeremy: A man came out of Laila's server room while I delivered morning mail. No one is up that early before the day lights come on.

On the back is a message from Alosha to Laila.

He mentions "two-square", which is the cipher we should use.

Once deciphered, the coded phrases read:

  • "MY PASSWORD FOR ROOM 1105 SURVEILLANCE"
  • "OVERRIDE MORE SECURITY PROTOCOLS. NEW PASSWORD NOW 1439. SOMETHING IS GOING ON. I WANT TO FIND WHAT HE IS HIDING."

Coded Message 3

This is found in Jeremy's messenger bag.

There is a mention of "backwards". This points to the Atbash cipher, where the alphabet is read backward instead of forward.

Once decoded, the phrases read:

  • "INCITING A PANIC"/"VOTE"
  • "OUT OF PROPER DECONTAMINATION MATERIALS. EXPEDITIONS CAN'T CONTINUE"
  • "DR. WHELAN"/"BASE FULLY SELF-SUSTAINING"
  • "SURFACE"/"DANGEROUS"/"REASONS"/"VIRUS"/"WEIGH"/"FACTS"/"I VOTE"/"TIEBREAKER"

It's hilarious how Ada refuses to encode her sentences after Cyril asks her to.

Contact Letter

Ooh, so we have everything we need now to know who our contact is.

  • I wonder who?

The coded signature is simply a replacement cipher. By looking through the personnel names, we get a match of:

  • Laila Woods

There is a riddle at the bottom of the page.

The answer is:

  • Words

Doctor's Guide

This is a guide from Dr. Cyril Farrahmand on how to cope with the apocalypse.

Field Note Propaganda

Sections of Persephone's expedition notes have been inserted into this poster to inspire fear among the community.

  • Of course, they are taken out of context.

Messenger Bag

This was supposedly "lost" by Jeremy.

It contains 4 coded messages inside.

Noodle Packet

This is found in Jeremy's messenger bag.

  • Haha! Normally a product boasts about LESS sodium, not more!

Jeremy's notes reveal that Mathias and Oswald have been writing back and forth.

Password Card

This time, Rule 10 is referenced.

Using the same trick as in previous episodes, shift the letters back 10 times.

Once decoded, the password is:

  • "jonassalk"

Patient Notes

These are Dr. Cyril Farrahmand's notes on some of his patients.

Note the patient on page 3.

  • This is Alosha.

Rotating Puzzle

All the letters must be visible.

What is revealed is the password to Alosha's data cache:

  • "fortythieves"