Copyright 2012 Frances Wellman
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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2421
It is 10:30am: The winter sun is now reaching her desk from the left side and she smiles at the cheerful thought. In an hour, her cubicle will warm up slightly and she will have to ClickOn air level 2 for her individual comfort. High above, both under the Ceiling and around the Walls, there is an elaborate system of air pipes that meticulously and accurately filters the ambient air. The city temperature varies according to the season to match, to a certain extent, the outdoor atmosphere but it is never too hot or too cold. In a Glass City, to achieve an acceptable uniform result, the air pipes are moving constantly while changing directions. Amazingly, they can be connected, disconnected, or shortened instantly with only a slight hum.