The notion of the Earth’s crust having ‘a’ thickness is incorrect or at least incomplete. In some places the crust may reach hundreds of km into the interior, though most places don’t. Slab walls can go down to or near the core.

Good News

The US seems to have handled Laura well. We got lucky it missed most major cities, but the NG, FEMA, and various state and federal agencies responded well.

My heart goes out to the 16 that died. God be with you.


The big difference in narration between real life/fiction is whether more conflict makes things worse/better, respectively.