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The day after the Shift didn’t bring any good news. Planes were still grounded, and Chris changed into the other uniform. He knew he’d have to leave the hotel room today -- either to go and use the laundry machine down the hall or ask around for other outfits. He tried to get into a better mood by forcing a smile; he didn’t exactly feel like smiling. He went to the window to look outside; it was strangely quiet. With all the planes grounded, the usually busy noises of being at a hotel by the airport were eerily silent. There were no people bustling outside, and only the occasional car passed by the usually busy road by the hotel. It was a strange new world, and Chris wondered how long it would take to get back to normal. Part of him felt like he would never be normal.