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August 9, 2007

Jeff R.: A Dirty Job

"When they said 'The world needs saving' they meant 'We'd like you to commit a Crime Against Humanity, after which we'll pretend we've never heard of you.' Not that they were wrong. I wrote the reports on the virus labs.

"Another. He's buying. Anyhow, infiltrating 6776 Dix was trivial. A pulse-bomb took out main and aux power, and shaped charges knocked house-sized holes in the outer walls. Five seconds later me and twenty thousand Churchmen were floating in vacuum, and I was the only one who'd thought to bring a spacesuit.

"How I got home's another story. Another thirsty story."

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