Over the next few months, life returned pretty much too normal. There were a few changes, of course.
Captain Rush claimed that the explosion in the chemistry lab had damaged the pipes in his building. He was very convincing. I asked him how the backpressure had damaged pipes in a plumbing system two buildings away, but he just smiled and said that the pipes in his building were old and more fragile. I informed him that those pipes had been replaced all of two years ago, and I knew that because I actually read the monthly newsletters and annual reports the school sends out. His expression became very bland, and he told me it must have been shoddy workmanship. He said that they had that problem all the time in the military, because equipment al...
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