They're painting the floor again.
It's the Chairman. He thinks the right set of symbols, the right shapes, maybe the right artist, who knows, will put a stop to the Events. The last guy painted a fractal pattern, the guy before him an abstract sea of color. I wonder how they felt knowing their final work would be immediately painted over?
So far, nothing has worked, though the Board keeps affirming that he's doing the right thing: it's a brilliant plan, and they're satisfied with his leadership. What else would they say?
It's his world, we're just living in it.