Earlier in the year Tom took his family to Berkeley’s Hall of Science. They had an entire section dedicated to the complexities of Demolition; specifically they focused on how much math and science went into dropping* a skyscraper (like a tall stack of flapjacks) onto its self.
Then, so many months later, Tom gets the call.
“Turn on the T.V.”
WTF? His mouth falls open.
By Thanksgiving Day, 2001, Edward calls the Super Bowl. “Patriot’s,” he says. “It’s a National Security thing.”
After that, the money started changing hands, as all over Earth, people began selling out other people.