"In the year 2005, helicopters will yank trees out of the ground like so many daisies. The pilots try not to think about slamming back into the ground when a particularly tough pine refuses to give way. How does he know which one's to yank? Because the advance team has pumped them so full of radioactive isotopes that they set off a Geiger counter five hundred feet in the air.
Try not to think about it."