“These people have provided me with some fascinating insights, and together we have created a device which will end this madness once and for all.”
“Really? What, exactly?”
“We have utilised the work I had previously done, effectively turning my previous theories and concepts on their heads. Whilst previously I had focused the energies upon the positive actions forcing a breach, we are instead going to achieve the reverse.”
“I know he thinks that’s an explanation,” said Kate to me. “But I just hear noise. You have any idea what he’s blathering on about?”
(from The Infernal Aether, by Peter Oxley)
8*/10. The full review is here.