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The Spark – Snippet 34

The Spark – Snippet 34 “I’m staying here for the view,” Baga said. “And I don’t need a woman to keep me from running out on a mate. You women can get in the boat.” I didn’t have time to … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 33

The Spark – Snippet 33 “Look, I think we’d best get out of here,” I said. “We can talk this over in some safer place or we can–” Buck started barking as loud as I’ve ever heard him. I looked … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 32

The Spark – Snippet 32 CHAPTER 13: An Unnamed Place, to Begin With Baga called, “We’re here!” and took his hands off the panel he leaned against while he was controlling the boat.  I was already up and alert because … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 31

The Spark – Snippet 31 Instead of a throne, there was a polished wooden table. The young fellow sitting behind it had wavy blond hair and a bushy moustache. He didn’t have a beard, though. A beard would’ve helped with … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 30

The Spark – Snippet 30 CHAPTER 12: A View of Marielles It must’ve rained recently because there were puddles on the bare ground I saw through the boat’s open door. The sun was shining now, though. We were in the … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 29

The Spark – Snippet 29 CHAPTER 11: On the Way Buck wasn’t best pleased when the boat’s door closed behind him. He pressed close to my leg and whined, turning his head like he hoped for a way out. There … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 28

The Spark – Snippet 28 CHAPTER 10: Leaving Home I hadn’t really thought of Beune as home while I was growing up here. When I took the Road to Dun Add, I was going to my future, not leaving my … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 27

The Spark – Snippet 27 I stretched and smiled at Guntram. “You know?” I said. “We wound up using a lot of that sand Baga loaded. We needed the crystal, but the boat couldn’t use it without the trace atoms … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 26

The Spark – Snippet 26 After we’d gone over a section, we came out of our trances and looked at what we needed for the repairs. I’d already asked the neighbors about what they had in the way of materials … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 25

The Spark – Snippet 25 CHAPTER 9: A Damsel in Distress “My sister Eloise is very beautiful,” Frances said. “She took after our mother. Eloise isn’t stupid, but I sometimes think that she doesn’t have good sense. She hasn’t needed … Continue reading

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