Cubes for Tue Feb 18 2020 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)


Everything about the demolition1 had been textbook. Air Traffic Control2 had been informed and the math3 had been painstakingly triple-checked.

The building developers had made a media spectacle out of it, handing out free dust masks4 and using drones5 to capture every angle of the building coming down.

After the safety team had radioed6 in to give the green light, the mayor ceremoniously inserted an oversized key into a useless keyhole7 and turned it.

It would be weeks of hauling rubble out of the site before they found her; a girl in a cloak8, clutching the remains of a toy hand-mirror9.