I can so identify with internet problems!
I was told today that there were just too many people (visitors!) here and we have been without a connection since 9am until now.
The Tri-lunar eclipse now complete, they stood on the high points of their dwellings to wait.
This phenomenon only occurred once every three thousand years, so no-one had before witnessed or experienced it, relying entirely on the documented chronicles over preceding millennia.
Some would be whisked away to another galaxy to fulfil their destiny whilst those left behind had to prepare for the onslaught Cleansing that would follow when the Dark Halo dispersed and the now deadly sun became visible again.
Who had the better deal?
Those taken were for experimentation.
Those left at least had a chance of survival.