Retrieved from racial memory patterns by: Drachefly
The author writes:
This eschaton has been brought to you by Mahler's 9th symphony. As in, that's what the Doom Orchestra was playing, thus bringing about the end of the world a few moments before the Doom Device would have gone off.
And they are much happier that way, believe me. The Device has the same effect as the 10th symphony instead, and you can probably extrapolate how unfortunate that would have been.
Don't worry, this only works in that universe. It's perfectly safe to listen to Mahler in our world. The 3rd won't even make you fall in love with no one in particular. Unless you're susceptible, I suppose.