- "That's what this is about? I'm senior on the Blackbox project, Josh. That's how it works here. If you weren't such a pisspoor team player you'd understand that."
- – Lane Carpenter to Josh Dalton [src]
Lane Carpenter was an industrial designer working in Beams and Waves lab at Hardware Labs. He primary worked on the Blackbox project as the project lead. At some point, Josh Dalton accuses Lane Carpenter for stealing his design of Q-Beam and taking all the credit for himself, while Carpenter denies the claims. Dalton eventually confronts Carpenter and tests fires the Q-Beam near him. After this Carpenter begins to avoid any contact with Dalton.