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You gave yourself away the minute you walked in." He said something under his
breath. "How?" "Don't let it worry you. I doubt if anyone else noticed. But I see
things other people don't see." I handed him my card, a little smugly perhaps.
"He'll be quite sure it is not you, because we'll change your walk. That's the most
distinctive thing about you. If your walk is wrong, it cannot possibly be you — so it
must be some other big-boned, broad-shouldered man who looks a bit like you.
We'll let you have your mask for the walk." Oak stopped talking; for a moment
there was no sound but the keening of the thin Martian air past the roof. A human
being can walk possibly two hundred yards on Mars without an oxygen mask, if
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