We use (some say waste) a lot of land for the burial of our dead. This pyramid, proposed for London in the 19th century by Thomas Willson, would be one answer. It never caught on, and I think the reason is that, while we can forget the existence of cemeteries when we’re not visiting them, this massive structure would always be visible on the city skyline.
Eileen Maksym studied philosophy at Yale and theology at Boston College, and now uses both to write science fiction. Currently she is an academic nomad, following her astrophysicist husband around the world, two kids in tow. When not writing or kid wrangling, Eileen is a hopeless fangirl. She can be found on Twitter (@eileenmaksym) squeeing over her favorite shows, most of which involve famous detectives, dashing time travelers, and creatures that are never, ever referred to as zombies.
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