Let’s say you walk into a bookstore with about $25 in your pocket on the prowl for a good read. You pick up one volume, open to the beginning and read a short chapter called “Leaflets”:
"At dusk they pour from the sky. They blow across the ramparts, turn cartwheels over rooftops, flutter into the ravines between houses. Entire streets swirl with them, flashing white against the cobbles. Urgent message to the inhabitants of this town, they say, Depart immediately to open country."