At the site of the missile impact, he and his men located a large colony of Cryptids as well as one of their protective Obelisks, all of which were smuggled out to Point Barrow to be conducted in research. Start a Wiki. Believing the President didn't have the brains, or stomach, to make the necessary actions to defeat the alien threat, Castle agreed that he would be recruited as a double agent in the war against the Cryptids, under the terms that the research was handed over to the Exodus program and Archer is evacuated with the head of Samantha Cross. Months later, Federation forces launched a surprise attack on the ODIN Space Station using the expected relief shuttle and hijacked it, quickly taking the control center and launched an orbital strike that decimated every major city on West Coast and the southern border. A Scout attacking the Drill in Nightfall. The source of their power was the large fungal colonies they cultivated and protected, which emitted pheromones stimulating the creatures' cold-blooded metabolism. Categories :. After the standard Cryptid sub species are the hives.