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By Patricia Bray, Joshua Palmatier

Technology fiction and fable readers have lengthy proven an affinity for an excellent "bar story". Now a few of today's such a lot creative scriveners have made up our minds to inform their very own tall tales-from an alewife's try to move the gods' curse to Gilgamesh, to Odin's determination to introduce Vikings to the Ur-Bar, from the Holy Roman Emperor's barroom discount, to a demon hunter who could have met his fit within the final magic bar, to a bouncer who discovers you might want to by no means permit somebody in after hours in an international terrorized by means of zombies.

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Mrs. Randall," he continued, bowing gallantly, "in our short interview earlier I believe I made you understand that the Sons of the Bird will brook no interference from such as you two. " "I understood you," she answered. But her eyes were defiant. "Good. Be it understood that it is our wish that your husband have nothing more to do with… a certain party. In order to insure that result we are about to split you into two parts. The part that keeps you going, that which you rather amusingly call the soul, we will squeeze into this bottle and keep.

Cyn! " She had caught sight of them staring greedily at her. She looked slowly around her, wide-eyed and serious, then turned back to Randall. " "I'm afraid not, darling. " She looked once more at the company, then back to him. "I'm not afraid," she said firmly. "Make your play, Teddy. " Thereafter she kept her eyes on his. Randall stole a glance at the fat chairman; he was watching them, apparently amused by the sight, and showed no present disposition to interfere. "Cyn," Randall said in an urgent whisper, "they've done something to me so I can't move.

Teddy. " he asked anxiously. " She napped most of the afternoon. The tonic, she reflected, that Dr. Potbury had given her did not seem to have done her any good-left her dizzy, if anything, and with a furry taste in her mouth. Randall let her sleep. He fiddled around the apartment for a few minutes, set up his dart board and tried to develop an underhand shot, then desisted when it occurred to him that it might wake Cynthia. He looked in on her and found that she was resting peacefully. He decided that she might like a can of beer when she woke up-it was a good excuse to go out; he wanted a beer himself.

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