“If I were to die, what would happen to my books? Would I be found rotting among them? Would no one come? Would the walls tumble and the roof cave in on me, until the rain dissolved each volume, my bones drowned in a sea of papier-mâché? The meaning washed away with the ink and the books growing back into a forest…”
Tommy and I always had this talk about how a big corporation like Umbrella Corp. could eventually take everything over in the future. And we recently talked about how this is already happening. Mega-corporations devouring the smaller ones.
The empires of Google, Kraft, Coca-Cola and the like gradually becoming one seems like a more than plausible scenario.
(Black Mirror also made me reflect on the matter. It’s a really good show!)
Gamazon… hmmm! (could be Goodreads+Amazon? *scratches head*)