Continued from The Frozen Arena (Part II).
Our exploration continued for a week before the unknown change in two frozen figures at the center of the arena began to wear at me. Each day, it seemed the two were different than the day before. I began to photograph them extensively, and always from the same locations. Comparing photos yielded no results, but the nagging feeling of something different kept me going back for several photos each day.
My colleagues began to worry, especially Nancy, who noticed that even when everyone else began to become affected by the cold after a few hours, I seemed always ready to explore more. When she mentioned it, her tone sounded very accusatory, and I tried to avoid becoming defensive. I did snap at her, but I quickly gave an apology, and although the gaze she directed at me was doubtful. Read the rest of this entry »