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Takes the nastiness out of it." He did. Nathalie bent over, but I shooed her away. "
Do you want Lori?" I said. "No." "Your wife?" "Won't come." He whispered, very
carefully. The cyanotic grey was ebbing. I said: "The stimulant is only temporary.
The cyanotic tinge was coming back but he didn't seem to feel it. "Wasn't so easy
the first few years, but when I met Val I knew I had it made. Worked like hell to get
her, too." "You took her name?" "No. She's old-fashioned. I used to— was able ...
He was not that cyanotic. Perhaps the light concealed it, turning him rosy. This
damned place has been looking stranger and stranger each morning, despite my
trying not to see it that way— imagination? Like meeting a childhood friend: at
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This is a really marvelous story about crash-landed space farers that deals with mortality, society, psychology, religion, feminism, politics and, most of all, the slow veil that falls as distractions go away and we are confronted Read full review
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A powerful, beautiful, heartbreaking book about the purpose of life, with a brutal ending; strangely, just what I needed in the midst of an existential crisis. Read full review