Dr. Kauffmann: “They’re prepping for a huge wave of refugees.”
Iúna: “Really? From where?”
Dr. Kauffmann: “Los Angeles. A police raid last night turned into a fire that’s spread halfway up the coast of California. It’s so big it’s blowing over the mountains into Arizona…“
Dr. Kauffmann: “Apparently the targets panicked and tried to destroy the evidence…and the suburbs are just filled with plastic furniture, which are basically solid petroleum, and it all just hit a flash point…I’m sorry…do you know anyone over there?”
Iúna: “Yes, I…I’m sorry, I need to make a call…“
Dr. Kauffmann: “Of course. We’ll see ourselves out.”
Under this dialogue we see close-up views of the baby strapped to Iúna’s front. The child is a little less than one year old. The strapping is an intricately folded piece of SynTh cloth that can amplify the baby’s heartrate, breathing, and digestive sounds.
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