January 25, 2019
You could anticipate an eruption; in advance of the shockwaves, there would be releases of high-frequency harmonics for the vibrations that started building as soon as the sun hit the buried pockets of gas. When sufficiently heated, the gas bubbled up and exploded on the molten surface. You learned to protect your ears and brace before the sound of the explosions reached you. When the full force landed it had a violence that could lift you off your feet. You were most vulnerable in the aftermath, as the echoes persisted and you were disorientated, from the showers of molten debris.