“Millions missing.”

The Christmas earthquake has left 12,000 dead
across South and Southeast Asia, and the figure is rising with every follow-up
news report.

The quake occurred at a place where several huge
geological plates push against each other with massive force. The survey said a
620-mile section along the boundary of the plates shifted, motion that triggered
the sudden displacement of a huge volume of

The earth burped. And people
died. It makes me think of proportions, how a spritz of Lysol hits germ colonies
just like a tsunami, albeit in your choice of Fresh Lemon or Crisp Cotton.