I speak with the hobgoblin merchant in the mycoid colony.
At first he is alone.
When you talk to him you can see the friendly mind flayer standing next to him before he calls him.
The mind flayer should not be visible until the merchant calls for him.

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Because there are too many people who work on artificial intelligence already :hihi: