The scene depicts the burning of the Library of Alexandria, losing a bulk of the world’s recorded knowledge at the time. (Thankfully, there’s a backup system courtesy of Arab and Jewish scholars.)
Other attractions with scent effects that we noticed were turned off upon reopening include Soarin’ Around the World and Journey Into Imagination with Figment. The burst of scent in Journey Into Imagination remains off, with many speculating that it is due to COVID-19 concerns, given the blast of air that accompanies the effect, potentially dispersing particles or droplets in the air.
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