1048 the original, obviously excited by the contents of the box, immediately got to work.
1048 was seemingly just loafing around in his little sewer-alcove workshop, obviously bored without interesting materials to build with. 1048-A through C were out roaming about, but 1048-D remained stationary beside its creator. It never left the original’s side, as it was very important and the original didn’t want to take the chances of letting it roam around on its own, even if it did have a superb defense mechanism.
This boredom was relieved, however, as it watched a human walking past the small hole in the sewer’s brick wall. It was only able to see the other’s feet, but this was enough to draw its interest. Nobody came into the sewers, after all!
Motioning to 1048-D, it clambered out of the hole with the grotesque amalgamation of mouths in tow. The duo ran after the human, and 1048 began making signals with its plushy paws, which 1048-D would then interpret and vocalize for its creator.
“Hey! You there!” It called out, in the voice of a small boy. "Wait up! I haven’t seen anyone come down here in ages! What’s your name?“