“In Northern Minnesota the nightbirds went silent. Worms and salamanders twisted out of the dirt. Cats yowled in yards and dogs whimpered under beds. Some people suffered from sudden migraines and others noticed their fillings tanging their mouths with the taste of metal and others shook their cellphones and said ‘Hello? Can you hear me? Hello?”
The meteors pound the Arrowhead. But when people begin rebuilding in later years they find the devastating shower has left an unexpected treasure: a metal never before seen on Earth.
“Introducing Omnimetal!” says Percy.
Percy consulted with a physicist friend at Carleton College as he invented an extremely energy-absorbent element which could change world geopolitics.