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  • "Water-cooler psychologists fancy themselves the scarf of deduction and prattle on about such things." That was the line from Scorched Earth that I remember most. Everyone's got opinions, "damn opinions." Above that, you manage to maintain a voice. A break in voice is like an eclipse, of which the consequences are grim in the book of Historical Man. It does no good divining the glints of life if one's committed to living like a surrogate.

    Before your very eyes, this cast of sigils does evoke more than the binding of eyes to script.

    "Crack the shell. Ascend the sky. Rise, extend your palpitating wings."
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