Debates spread throughout the species, which caused a great divide. Beasts formed clans for protection from what may come. Souls seemed to become more scarce, when actually they preferred to watch without being seen by the naked eye, haunting those that tried to invade their space. Trogos became more cautious about their treasure, fearing that the chaos in the realm would draw attention to it, So they fortified themselves. However, Mechas saw the arrival of humanity as an opportunity for power. The Mechas assembled an army and began an attack upon their fellow Cuboid species, wanting their fellow Cuboids to fall in line to help conquer the vast Metaverse. War broke out and nearly drove the Cuboids to extinction.