Sequence of author: Supervolcano(№2)
Supervolcano: All Fall Down
Read a fragment illustrations
Harry Turtledove Supervolcano: All Fall Down I Colin Ferguson called upstairs to his wife: “You ready?” “Just about-not even a minute,” Kelly answered. “We need to get going,” he muttered discontentedly. He was punctual to a fault. A police lieutenant had to be. In his younger days, the Navy’d rammed being on time down his throat. To be fair, he hadn’t needed much ramming. He’d never been the kind of person who always ran fifteen minutes or half an hour behind schedule-unlike one poor sailor a pissed-off CPO finally tagged the late Seaman Kurowski. And, to be fair, neither was Kelly. As quickly as she’d promised, she joined him by the front door. Patting at her honey-blond hair, she asked, “Do I look okay?” “I’m the wrong guy for that question, babe,” he said. “You know you always look good to me.” “You!” She shook her head, but she was smiling. Colin meant every word of it. He was happy the way only a man in his early fifties still...