Music: A Win for the Trojans

It is the hairiest thing we have ever done. The moving of people is just so scary. The seven towers are single units—the five center ones are cranked by hand—two men in each tower. Gravity is the thing. Rows of boats without tracks. They run like hell on cue. Boat No. 5 is always late—more weight on that one. The ghosts are in the prow. It's early Halloween to make that one work. Three of us run the show. There are two of me and the third runs the supers.

The speaker is not a madman,...

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