Sulla already knows Al and Brendan were lovers.One of the heaviest implications of Oh, Maker. She likely fully realizes that Al wasn't just her template, but her other dad.
O Human Star is a Parent Trap Plot.Brendan Pinsky's estate had commissioned Al's complete resurrection, but Brendan knew nothing of these plans. But Sulla did, and wants her two dads to have a second chance together. Sulla took Al's multitool from among Brendan's things (which is why Brendan couldn't find it), and arranged for it to be in Al's pocket when he woke up.