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(1996)

Plot Summary

  • Recent stories, fears and oblivion seen through a metaphor. A 30-passenger convoy vanishes in the closed circuit of the Buenos Aires underground system. Research will be initiated towards finding the cause of this dematerialization. A young topologist (surfaces mathematician) leads the investigation based on some lost maps and technical data sheets. He cannot find the whereabouts of the old scientist who designed the intricate weft of the subway web, until the unexpected aid from a young girl will ease the obtention of the first clues. Everyting seems to be futile, but a random event that will risk his life gets him into an impossible train, were he will face up the amazing final revelation.

    - Written by Yokosuna
  • Buenos Aires. Argentina. The subway system has been expanded over and over. It is that complex now that nobody is able to picture it anymore. Some day a whole train disappears. From time to time it can be heard rushing through the dark labyrinth, but it cannot be seen. The director of the subway must come up with an explanation for this phenomenon and sends for the responsible engineer. The engineer does not want to see the director and sends a friend, a mathematician, for investigation. Soon the young man comes up with the only possible thesis what may have happened to the train. Anyway the thesis is so incredible that nobody can believe it.

    - Written by Oliver Heidelbach

Synopsis

The story is set beneath Buenos Aires, deep within its labyrinthine subway system, and centers on a train containing 30 riders that has mysteriously disappeared...

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