- "You know what's not funny? Taking credit for my design."
- – Josh Dalton to Lane Carpenter [src]
Josh Dalton was a kinetic designer that worked on the Blackbox project. At some point, Dalton accuses Lane Carpenter for stealing his design of Q-Beam and taking all the credit. He brought this issue to his officials, but to no avail. Dalton eventually confronts Carpenter and tests fires the Q-Beam near him. He later doesn't show up to his workstation for 3 days with his tracking bracelet showing him to be in G.U.T.S..