[Original Novel] Not Long Now, Part 18 (the end!)

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Previous parts: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17

A media sensation at first. Then a curiosity, drawing great crowds of gentlemen and ladies to spectate as the ever growing cluster of towers expanded itself outward. Only a month or so later did anyone think to raise an alarm over the rate at which the vast mechanical compound was growing.