Held within an enormous dome, the monolith awaits activation. Foreman, the project overseer named only by his title, watches the culmination of mankind's greatest endeavour shape before him. It is an activation years in the making, having lived on the cold salt lake for the entire duration. No expense was spared in the creation of this monolith, and only the world's greatest minds and builders were even aware of the great machine.
Yet, upon the activation of the monolith does Foreman learn of what they have created.
The Secret Monolith is a short story about mankind's pursuit of technology and being confronted with the unexpected consequences of the blind desire for progress.