The CWAL Rubber Room
"Grorx, baby, let's blow this joint. On the road, just like it used to be. The wind through our hair, love in our hearts, and a buttered Lothos in the back seat." - Loki
As far as I can tell, they figured something along the lines of, "the first few minutes are just building up until you have ten or twelve workers anyways, so let's just cut out the boring bits and get them right into the action."
(Note: I'm not saying whether or not I agree with it, just that I think that that's what their reasoning was.)