In May, trial balloons are floated repeatedly about how we might one day face an instance of a weapon of mass destruction in the US, "not tied to any specific incident". Today we learn that in May, the government arrested a man accused of having a plan to set off a radiation device in a major city.
Things are just getting odder. It's going to be a very challenging time. At least four contradictory thoughts/accusations/fears/declamations of courage arise in me, at once, because we are in uncharted territory, and I don't have a novel to which to compare this situation.