In October, transmissions paused temporarily in certain regions of the planet.
No marks made it to the page then, hence the retroactive declaratives.
If you looked up at the yellow dwarf star at the right time in the right place,
you’d see the culprits, sunspots, sitting there available to the naked eye
and readily confused with muscae volitantes, a.k.a. floaters, where loops
of magnetic field in the sun’s photosphere find their footpoints and launch
themselves out to its atmosphere—its corona—tracing arcs of light
so beauteous their optimization as screen savers is likely a fait accompli.