That's all it was. All it ever was. Probably all it ever would be.
But, it was still nice to look at, and fun to build. It was an interesting challenge, I think. And, I'll admit, I often caught myself wondering what it would look like once we'd finished piecing it together. Once we got to the point where we could step back and declare it complete.
It didn't topple for the reason I'd thought it would.
But it did topple.
And I suppose that's all that really matters, in the end.