- "The War Cult has always been an open secret in the Tower, arming and advising those who represent them in the Crucible."
- —In-game description
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Lakshmi-2 is talkative enough about war stories and the accomplishments of Future War Cult, but is otherwise tight-lipped about the inner workings of her faction. She views the coming of the Darkness as an inevitable conflict, one that cannot be simply avoided, as Dead Orbit wishes. She is always pondering aloud about the nature of time, fate, and the existence of alternate timelines, particularly ones without war.
- "What if there were a single timeline untouched by war, would you have any idea how to live in it?"
- "What if there were a better timeline somewhere? What have you done to earn it?"
- "A single light in an infinity of darkness. Like the last signal flare before the walls are overrun."
- "You think I'd let you into the Inner Circle if you stand there long enough? Hahahaha... I might."
- "Even the stars struggle! From the black holes of their bodies, new timelines are born. Born into strife. "
- "So; I can tell by the way you stare at me you've seen her. Haven't you."
- "We keep our mysteries close. Take them from us if you can."
- "Another war story? I could tell you about Tranquility, and the Hive?"
- "Oh I never run out of war stories friends. Have you heard of the Dust Devils?"
- "Don't think I'll give up our secrets just because you stare at me."
- "The Inner Circle has its secrets. Maybe in time."
- "A trillion timelines, and all at war. Like a thousand red flowers growing in a black garden."
- "What if you could learn to love your fate?"
- "Dead Orbit can run to the ends of the universe, but a war will be there waiting for them."
- "War is our fate. Can you learn to love it?"
- "She will find it, Guardian. And when she does, we'll be there."
- "Another war story? Well, I could tell you about the Knights that Darkness overrun in Mumbai."
- "You think the Guardians can carry the fight alone? You think you have the right to be weak?"
- "Know the only truth is war Guardian. You'll always be needed."
- "I could tell you another. I could tell you about the siege of Tycho."
- "Paradox is just a word that stupid people use to hide from the truth."
- "I walked during the dark times. A thousand Kings rose and fell then."
- "An infinity of timelines. If one timeline in a trillion knows peace, how could you ever hope to find it?"
- "Dead Orbit just misdiagnosed the problem. It's not a matter of distance, but of time."
- "And in each new world, a new birth of time. And as always the seas of war will be there too."
- "Another war story? I was there when the House of Devils burned London."
- "What if on some dreadful night, the Darkness were to come creeping up to you and whisper 'This war, is all there is for you.' "
- "This war has no end, Guardian."
- "What do I think of the New Monarchy? Hahahahahaha... I don't, really."
List of appearances
- Destiny (First appearance)