Details of the room within emerged from the mist x can you see anything Q?
Details of the room within emerged from the missed X? The missed X, when put back in, reveals “Layer Two.” Can you see anything Q?
A mask layer with holes at the X’s reveals an answer to this question when placed over the breached Q in the upper left-hand corner. The underlying characters are YES QQQ.
Can you see anything Q? Yes QQQ.
This masking technique may explain why K2 is worded so strangely — the official explanation being that it was designed to sound like a Morse Code transmission. Could it be that k2 was forced after a mask was used to position characters at certain locations in the ciphertext?