Damn! What is that horrible noise!
Throws computer off lap, runs to check it out…
Oh. It’s only my new teapot. I had put the water on to boil for afternoon tea and then promptly forgot about it. Unfortunately, I have boiled more than one teakettle dry when working on a new book, which is why I bought the new teakettle — complete with loud and obnoxious whistle.
Still, I didn’t know it was going to sound like that minuscule dot of matter that was the Universe just before it went Bang.