The point man was found sleeping next to the fossil remains and the ash from eons-old fires and brimstone. That’s the doomsday part of it, that and the enraged clouds full of sound and fury ready to go to battle.
No tolling of bells, no backup troops come to save the day. Just whirlwinds and spiraling leaves as he sleeps. The man surely had a point, didn’t he? Why bother to stay awake when we all know that it’s a facade?