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March 6, 2013
“IT IS UNACCEPTABLE.”

— “The men were replaced. We lost one shift only.”

“Asteroids are not fleeting forest shadows. They’re prominent.”

— “Yes.”

“You can see them years and years away. You can set your watch by them.”

— “Yes.”

“And we lost—”

— “These collided.”

“Pardon me?”

— “Forgive me.”

“‘These collided’?”

— “Forgive me.”

“We can no longer calculate vectors? The interaction of masses in space?”

— “We can. We can calculate them.”

“But you did not.”

— “No. It was an oversight. I apologize.”

“Setting aside the men — damn the men — I was made to watch my scaffolding, my logo, fall and burn.”

— “Mercy!”

“No.”