Almost as one, the runners leap from the shelter roof. When the maglev leaves the station, they'll be on top of it, heading for the labyrinthine transfer station beneath the eye of the ancient, decaying Space Needle.
The first half of the 20th century was marked by radical ideas and the creation of the new technologies. The evidence of the time, photographs and posters, still carry the strength of this lost era.
Perfection makes for boring fiction. It's much more interesting to put a shiny high-tech outside in contrast to the rotten, damaged insides of the real society in question.
Little things make her love him: / he says he'll call and does,