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“If Jesus Himself had appeared before them, they would not have turned from the stove to greet Him, not even Isaiah Rowan.”

THEIR OVERCOATS STEAMED in the red-hot glow of the tiny stove, the steam rising to form ice on the ceiling of the cramped canvas tent. After a day’s slogging up and down the pass, they were each man and woman … Continue reading

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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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