The following is a work in progress.
"For all the time that we've spent fighting XANA, our successes have always outweighed our failures. But this—" Jeremy let out a troubled sigh before continuing, "this is something far bigger than what we're capable of handling. Or the rest of the world, for that matter. There's nothing we can do."
The last, gut-wrenching sentence hit Yumi hard. XANA had won? This can't be happening, she thought to herself, in denial. Yet here they were now.
Jeremy went back to checking his computer. As Yumi watched him work from the display of her family's laptop, she noticed his eyes suddenly grow wide.
"What is it?" Yumi asked.
"The power output levels of the Replikas are very high," he said. "XANA needs all that energy so he can control those things. But the power levels of this particular Replika—"
"They're off the charts!" exclaimed Aelita, who was now witnessing the anomaly from over Jeremy's shoulder.