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  1. Rec 15

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    It’s always safe in the Garden.

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    22 Jan 2017

  2. Rec 12

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    Put together Lord Mark Pierre Vorkosigan with Count Dono Vorrutyer, too much alcohol, and a party full of High Vor. What could go wrong?

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    20 Jan 2017

  3. Rec 25

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    Light and genteel laughter spilled out of the foyer. A large group of Barrayar's high society had just arrived, clustering in small groups as they waited to be greeted by the Emperor. Ivan hesitated on the edge of the group, mind racing in circles as he scanned the crowd. He resisted the urge to rub at the spreading patches of red on his hands. I don't want anything to do with this.

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    20 Jan 2017

  4. Rec 37

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    "Somewhere in this party," said Captain Illyan, "there are four Cetagandan assassins."

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    19 Jan 2017

  5. Rec 2

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    Charles Babbage constructs a Terrifying Literary Engine, driven by Steam and Diverse Mechanical Linkages, in order to complete his Yuletide assignment. Said automaton proceeds both to irritate the Countess of Lovelace and to destroy much of London.

    Hijinks ensue.

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    18 Jan 2017

  6. Rec 2

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    Rosemary invites Laura to stay with her over Christmas.

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    15 Jan 2017

  7. Rec 2

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    When Raederle was nine years old, the High One's harpist came to Anuin and presented her with a simple wooden flute by way of a late birthday gift.

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    14 Jan 2017

  8. Rec 5

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    After battling the shape-changers at Erlenstar Mountain, Morgon disappears. Raederle's search for him leads her to a place both unexpected and familiar.

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    14 Jan 2017

  9. Rec 6

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    A bend in the river, three thousand years ago.

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    10 Jan 2017

  10. Rec 15

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    Dear Sir:
    I write with the sincere purpose of speaking with Yourself as such a Natural Philosopher for whom my work might hold some Interest. I have enclosed with this letter a set of Curious Stones from the great cliffs near my home in Lyme Regis ...

    Mary Anning writes to Charles Lyell.

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    3 Jan 2017

  11. Rec 5

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    Five undiscovered texts pertaining to the life of Ea-Nasir.

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    2 Jan 2017

  12. Rec 5

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    Ea-Nasir's business has kept the scribes of Ur in meat and drink these ten years.

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    2 Jan 2017

  13. Rec 5

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    When Onfim grew up, it was going to be great.

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    2 Jan 2017

  14. Rec 8

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    Tell Nanni: Ea-Nasir sends the following message:

     

    You owe more to me than one trifling mina of silver.

     

    The world's first known customer service complaint turns into a different sort of first.

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    2 Jan 2017

  15. Rec 2

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    New Horizons carried a postal stamp. A special stamp. One she was taking it to its destination and beyond.

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    31 Dec 2016

  16. Rec 5

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    A crossover at the Crossings. Or maybe not. It's canonically the same universe, after all.

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    31 Dec 2016

  17. Rec 7

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    Draft message to Peter Grant 

    look maybe i dont want to find myself in the country maybe i wanted to stay comfortable and happy in london maybe i wanted to keep fighting with the thames boys maybe it was kind of fun

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    30 Dec 2016

  18. Rec 26

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    Telepathy – in the sense of somebody reading your thoughts – is not, so far as Nightingale or I or any other Newtonian wizards I’ve met to date are aware, a real thing.

    That wasn’t much consolation right now.

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    30 Dec 2016

  19. Rec 6

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    Vetch and Yarrow: an afternoon together, a short journey, and what they find at the end of it.

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    30 Dec 2016

  20. Rec 3

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    An aging Klaus has a conversation with his father.

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    29 Dec 2016

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