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By Oliver Beraier

The hallmarks of the eighteenth century—its opulence, allure, wit, intelligence — are embodied within the a while notable girls. those girls held sway within the salons, within the councils of nation, within the ballrooms, within the bedrooms they enchanted (or intimidated) the main robust of fellows and presided over a unprecedented cultural flowering of remarkable luxurious and class. it's this alluring global that Olivier Bernier recreates.

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Perhaps he wanted to have grandchildren. A funny thought when applied to the monster in the baobab. A creature that tore the heads from human beings to drink their blood and lymph and sometimes ate such delicacies as their livers, raw, of course. ” He had that verbatim from the Pykani. ” said I. “You are the Collector. ” I looked down at Susan and considered what I would be doing to the human race, once again. Susan was personal. This was about what I am. At that moment there was over a billion human beings on Earth, and three Great African Vampires.

Or was I just being melodramatic? Two hours of travel across relatively-easy terrain from our rest site and first encounter with the Zag we came out on an open hill top and looked down on Z’gora. It had once been a city of the third millennium, only the name had been different then. It had been called New Babylon in defiance of all that was Western. To the right of it was a wide flat area on which very little grew. From there, a thousand years in the past, had been launched the vanguard of the African space effort.

It was Jethro Susan who spoke. ” She said it like a curse. The name was familiar. “Z’gora . . ” Then I remembered. “The Zag people. They’re the ones with some unusual pets. I got a sample there about fifty years ago. ” Spitfire and her father made quick warding gestures. ” I looked at her. ” She snorted contemptuously and tapped the side of her rifle. “I’ve been through there before. They’re easy enough to handle. ” “Very well then. ” Spitfire and her father moved away from the fire and took off into the night.

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