“The view is hazy. Does the sky always look like this after a nuclear test?”
“Remove the grain from the picture, and add a new one. What goes out in the media should be palatable.”
“Aahh, the media… they don’t understand science.”
“How can they? Nobody has done it so close to a city before.”
We could sense turmoil in the stratosphere. It was certainly not the same.
“Draft a suitable story blaming the enemy nation for chemical warfare. Be quick, all focus should be directed outside the country.”
“There is no other option.”
Our sighs were laced with self-pity.