last night as I walked to my desk carrying a glass of liquid (oh, all right, you scolds, wine!), Jack the dog hurtled himself down the stairs from the back hallway, collided with me, and a good half-cup of wine splashed all over my laptop.
I mopped it up, turned off the power and propped it up to dry overnight. This morning, when I tried to turn it on, the blue lights flashed, the screen lit up hopefully, and then it went dark and the speakers emitted a high pulsing, keening sound.
It is no more.