fill in for house manager so they can go to emergency
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Unlocked.

I haven't actually been trained for the job but I am somewhat better qualified than the other choice, because it was her first day.

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Nova by Samuel R. Delany
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Nova by Samuel R. Delany

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attempt to map building with eyes closed fail
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Too many cul-de-sacs in EV2...

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Proxima b is an only child
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Another way to look at it is Proxima has one planet and that one planet is in Proxima's absurdly tiny goldilocks zone.

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The Chaos by Nalo Hopkinson
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The Chaos by Nalo Hopkinson

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Ward Against Death (Chronicles of a Reluctant Necromancer, book 1) by Melanie Card
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Ward Against Death (Chronicles of a Reluctant Necromancer, book 1) by Melanie Card

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Post-show treasure hunt results
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Two quarters, an eerie glass disk and a Kleenex that might have been rolled in a shoggoth.

Someone else found the underwire from a bra but I don't think it was near where I found my trove of artifacts. I feel confident nobody was removed from this space-time continuum while trying to harness forces beyond their ken, leaving behind only a few bits of flotsam to indicate they ever existed.

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Devil’s Wake (Devil's Wake, book 1) by Steven Barnes & Tananarive Due
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Devil’s Wake (Devil's Wake, book 1) by Steven Barnes & Tananarive Due

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Surely this has been used
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A real estate developer who arranges for superhumans to scuffle in neighborhoods the developer wants leveled so they can buy the properties on the cheap and develop them.

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TRAPPIST-1: Deadly threat?
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With seven potentially life-bearing planets, TRAPPIST-1 is seven times as likely to be the originating system for a brutal alien invasion of Earth than a system with only one potentially life-bearing planet.

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