I’m not quite sure what to make of this, but I have read four partials in the last month that open with the protagonist watching their house burn down.
Well, I do know one thing to make of this: I’m checking the smoke detectors when I get home.
UPDATE 12:15: Um. Make that five.
Yeah, maybe not the best choice of words. How would I say it, then…cultural futurism? That sounds like a philosophy. The future of culture is much plainer but sounds more like a science than I really wanted to imply… Well, you get the idea.