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The Veterans, Pt. 5 of 5. The ri knew well what was missing from its place and regarded even any small findings by any human as significant. The factor that bothered it the most was the severity of the unknown actions of what might be done by them. Would more people and other offensive things from the outside invade and pollute it's special environment? Would they discover any vulnerability she had from their analyses of trace materials to further interfere with its security and functions? It knew of the human disrespect for life and its natural order from past experience enough to sense a duty-bound need to act first and more aggressively whenever possible.
It proceeded outward from the perimeter of the central core of the special habitat like an angel from the House of God. From a greater distance, the ri peered back to see it more brightly glow a more yellowish-green. The light prevailed but eventually bec
The Parlour IncidentOne day in July, I believe it was, I found myself sitting with several acquaintances in Christopher's parlour. It was one of those deliciously lazy afternoons which only the summer in her full glory can bring. The room had a wan, listless light to it, relaxing the other guests and myself as we languidly chatted over tea and crumpets. The air was also sluggishly heavy, dulling the senses to a slowly-blended calm engendered by the heat of St. Othniel's southerly climate.
At length, after much stimulating conversation, Christopher stood, producing a book of sheet music.
"What do you all say to a bit of music?" he asked.
"Certainly," I answered.
"Oh yes, please do darling!" Tabitha exclaimed, "he's quite the maestro."
Christopher laughed, shaking his head.
"Now, now love, I'd not go that far."
He strode over to the piano as the other guests urged him on. Ida entered the room bearing a merrily steaming teapot and more crumpets.
"More tea sirs?" she inquired, shooting sideways glances at her
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