It could have been all over. 3 page analysis paper for EDUC 533.
I heard thunder in the foreground. I don't care about thunder. Let it roll. Then Bam!
House goes black. Surge protector sounds.
Initial reaction: What the Fudge!!! <----yup, I said fudge, not even censoring that. Blame the Christmas Story.
Now I am on my knees. "God, please let it autorecover"
Press the power button. Start Windows normally.
Open Microsoft Word.
Thank God. I guess now I have to go to church tomorrow.