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Sometimes Id go to his house. If I had some cool cards in my pack of Iceberg Updates, wed compare collections, maybe swap a few.
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Old stories would tell how Weavers would kill each other over aesthetic disagreements, such as whether it was prettier to destroy an army of a thousand men or to leave it be, or whether a particular dandelion should or should not be plucked. For a Weaver, to think was to think aesthetically. To act
to Weave
was to bring about more pleasing patterns. They did not eat physical food: they seemed to subsist on the appreciation of beauty.

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Everything has changed. I cannot be used anymore. Those days are over. I know too much. What I do now, I do for me.

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My Google-fu is strong.

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In the deepest places, where physical norms collapse under the crushing water, bodies still fall softly through the dark, days after their vessels have capsized. They decay on their long journey down. Nothing will hit the black sand at the bottom of the world but algae-covered bones.

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Now the Ariekei were learning to speak, and to think, and it hurt.

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There is no case," he told her. "There's a series of random and implausible crises that make no sense other than if you believe the most dramatic possible shit. And there's a dead girl at the end of it all.

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There are no telepaths in this universe, I think, but there are empathics, with languages so silent that they may as well be sharing thoughts.

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The one that goes: I'd like to die peacefully in my sleep like my grandfather. Not screaming in terror like his passengers.

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Things are going up in fire and never been there." When she looked no wiser he said, "There was a warehouse in Finchley. Round between the bath shop and the Pizza Hut. I know there was because I used to go there and because I've seen it." He tap-tapped his eyepiece again. "But 'seen it' butters no bleeding parsnips these days. That warehouse burnt down, and now it didn't ever was there. The bath shop and the Pizza Hut are joined up now, and the only ash blowing around there's a charred bit of never.

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UnLondon would have to look after itself. She wasn't the Shwazzy. She was just someone. How could just someone be any help, whatever was going on?

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He was cheered by this. He was a scientist, not a mystic.

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The Canadians had Terrell. He was uninfected, in quarantine, and knew nothing.

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The fucking angels of memory were out. They had come out of their museums, out of their castles. They'd gone to war against whatever this incoming to-come was. The very facts of retrospection and fate that had various sides fighting were now out themselves, personified or apotheosed and smacking seven bells out of each other directly No longer solely reasons, justifications, teloi, casus belli for others to invoke or believe in: now combatants. The war had just got meta.

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