A classified message sent to The President of the United States informs him that a research platform in space has exploded. That platform was funded by a group simply known as The Society. The explosion was a full week earlier than originally planned.
Meanwhile, Charles Radb... ourn, a private investigator in the midwest, went to bed early at his hotel the night before. He awakens to find that the world has profoundly changed in a dark and inexplicable way.
Why are clothes strewn about the hotel lobby? I don't remember seeing white dust last night when I arrived.
Is Reggie okay?