Rose has just unveiled her plan to Robin and Hazel. She wants them
We built a nuclear reactor next to the sea then put the emergency generators in the basement! We left them with a shit-show waiting to happen and no evacuation procedure! And then they were the ones standing in the dark, trying to fix something we could have predicted, we should have predicted,opening valves by hand, even though it was already too late!
Lucy Kirkwood, The Children, Nick Hern Books, 2016, p. 79.
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