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“Okay,” he said, “this can’t be good.”

A FEW MINUTES AFTER he’d gotten home from work, the door bell rang. He carried the beer he’d just uncapped to the door. On the landing stood two men in suits. “Okay,” he said, “this can’t be good.” –Gold Fever … Continue reading

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“They’re overgrazing their range.”

“THEY’RE OVERGRAZING THEIR RANGE.” “True.” “If we don’t reduce their population there’ll be fuck all left to hunt.” “Also true,” Neri said. “They savaged us the last two times we tried to establish some control over their activities, to the … Continue reading

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“Johanna had never been so bored.”

One Talikan, Spring, 1323 Johanna had never been so bored. There was no lack of comfort in the harem, that was true enough. The blue-tiled floors had been built over a hypocaust, and were warm both winter and summer. So … Continue reading

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