The photographs follow in chronology between September 2020 and January 2021 and try to de-mystify “how we got here”. The story begins ahead of US elections, and in the midst of protests against the extrajudicial killings of black Americans at the hands of the police. Sooner than later, growing numbers of Trump supporters and white supremacists began to takeover D.C. during months of boiling misinformation around the US election. The froth from this boil resulted in the inserrection attempt on Capitol Hill. The District of Columbia peered into its own looking glass; reflexive, a territory it needed to occupy to protect itself, from itself.