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Humour, sadness, love, despair, hope, the ability to muddle on & make the best of a situation, thriving despite adversity; the book has it all & all of it is what makes us human. In the case of science fiction, the reactions are usually caused by technology and technological change. She almost yearned for the televangelist with the checkered suits in neon colors. He said, ‘Just because we’re on the freeway in different cars heading the same direction doesn’t mean we’re together.’ I said, ‘Dude, you’re in the same car, and Vox Day is driving.’ He doesn’t get it.

Pages: 202

Publisher: Westbow Press (October 9, 2015)

ISBN: 1512713562

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