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TC1948: Derash put Elam to the most refined torment, but che learned naught of the movements of the Remnant as they were led by Chokhmah himself by means of the Ark. And Jemuel and Rosh led a war party from among the people to assail the camp of Derash and release their brother.
 
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TC1949: Elam put Derash to the sword in vengeance for his pain, and slew he also Hovan son of Bron the chieftain of Eniph. Jemuel's party wounded four others, but the unscathed jan and men were scattered into the depths of Shaula Wood and none save Telan Blackseed returned again.
 
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TC1950: But one among them made hez way to the city of Eniph in the Saiph League, and gave report to King Bron that hez son Hovan had been cruelly slain while a helpless captive of a band of nomads that counted a mere dozen men of fighting age
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MDS: After that locals sometimes came in thinking the place sold hi-fi
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equipment, but there was only an unfurnished space where visitors were
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greeted by a receptionist, and if they weren't expected, they were
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quickly turned around. The door out back opened only from the inside.
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TCXXXX: And Bron was greatly wroth, and mustered .
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MDT: One cold wet day in February 1973 Gary Kildall visited the place,
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but he was expected. The receptionist, Dory, looked to be of Indian
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descent. She was seated behind thick glass but Gary thought if she stood
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up she might easily be the tallest woman he had ever seen.  
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TC1950: And it came to pass that the Ark of the Covenant led the Remnant across a prairie of scattered oak trees between Adjara and Lake Enkaa, west between Mount Naratha and Mount Linan, and there the graven gold Director began to spin, and Elam called their wanderings to a halt.
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MDU: Dory had verified who he was, somehow, before he even gave his name.
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There was the solid sound of steel moving within steel. "Thank you
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for coming here today, Mr. Kildall," Dory said, even as the door to  
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the left of her little cubicle slowly began to pivot open.  
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TC1951: When the Day of Atonement drew on, King Thausael led a pilgrimmage of many of the people from Hadal as well as others from throughout Nath to be present when made the yearly sacrifice for all the sins of the children of Israel, and perchance also to hear the oracles of God.
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MDV: The door moved without human intervention. It seemed deceptively
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massive in the way it gradually slowed to a nearly imperceptible stop
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before it could crash through the adjoining wall. "Please go ahead
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and enter the shop, Mr. Kildall," Dory said.  
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TC1952: But King Bron of Eniph in the Saiph League crossed the mouth of the River Sabik
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MDW: "Everyone is looking forward to meeting you."  So Gary went
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through the door down a short hallway into the unpartitioned space
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that must have been what the woman called the "shop". A Teletype was
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in the middle of a print job. It was a model 33 ASR.
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In the battle Bron smote upon King Ravenmaster with many wounds, and the king fainted from the loss of blood and was carried away. After the battle casualties were so high on both sides that Bron ordered his people not to pursue the armies of King Ravenmaster as they withdrew again to the vale of Armak.
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MDX: That model was ubiquitous in the United States Navy. It was
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turning a stack of blank preforated-edge paper into another stack of
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printout.  A large spool of paper tape with holes punched in binary
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was providing the data. 
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MDY: A woman man in a blue shop smock was manually reeling up the spent tape
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after it fed through the reader.  Then Gary saw where the data came
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from. There was a blue-green cabinet six feet high, six feet deep,
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and two feet wide.  His prospective employers had a minicomputer.
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MDZ: The woman spooling up the tape looked like a female football
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linebacker, which she actually once had been, in high school.  "I'm
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Sofie Krause," she said with a broad smile.  "They let me handle the
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punch tape because if I touch anything else I break it."
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MEA: Robyn thought the well-dressed bearded man with brown hair very much
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resembled her father when he was of the same age.  She imagined if
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there was an encyclopedia entry for "Dad" then his photo would be
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featured as the daddyiest dad ever known.
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MEB: He replied to Sofie by saying, "So Green Acres does have a
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PDP-1 after all."  This joke garnered not even a snicker from any of
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the women who were present. They were all time skippers. It was not
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possible they could understand the pop culture reference.
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MEC He looked at his other prospective employers. Both were dark of  
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hair, though the one with the lighter skin had red mixed with in the
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deep brown.  The other one looked like a female biker. She was wearing
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what had to be the most expensive leather boots he had ever seen. 
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MED: The boots were black, went up over her knees, and were articulated
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at every joint.  Her thighs weren't bare, but her muscles where not
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hidden, and he could tell she was a runner. It was entirely possible
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she ran in those boots. They looked that functional.
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MEE: Everything that wasn't tucked into the boots, except her hands
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and face, was covered in dark red leather with zippers everywhere for
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pockets and basic access to the garment. The red was glossy and richly
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red, like blood. Her forearms were covered with more black leather.
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MEF: The other woman, who appeared to be about the same age, was just
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wearing bell-bottomed jeans and a black concert teeshirt with the
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names of the cities of a 1970 tour silk-screened on the back. 
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Gary noticed that her face on the tee, along with Sofie and the receptionist. 
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"It's her outfit, I know. People always stare.  But she's homesick
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and it makes her feel like she's home in, ah, Salem."
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MDJ: He said, "I'm Gary Kildall."  The leather-clad woman said, "I'm
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Judith Gervasi. My friend here is called Robyn.  I'm glad you accepted
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our invitation to interview for a position here. Mr. Kildall.
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Your reputation
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is such that we wouldn't dare make a useless a waste of your time."
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MDK: Gary said, "Thank you.  Some friends of mine told me about the
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minicomputer you have squirreled away in here. You definitely know
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them. They all said they were on your payroll for a time.  And I think
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I can take an educated guess why they aren't working for you anymore.
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MDL: Robyn spoke for the first time. "Why did you come in today, Mr.
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Kildall?  Certainly your friends must have tried to dissuade you after
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their bad experiences here."  He said, "I crapped out in the draft
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lottery but I've been working it off by teaching at a Navy college.
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MDM: They cut me loose for a semester to finish my doctorate at U-Dub,
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but I find myself with a slight cash-flow problem lately.  My buddy
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pals said you were really laid-back when it came to schedule. They
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also said you had deep pockets, and the work was right up my alley." 
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MDN: He fell silent, but the Teletype 33 was still running. To avoid
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letting the pause grow awkward, Judith nodded at the machine and said,
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"Please, go take a closer look." He did, and after a moment reading
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the printout he said, "I know what this is! I teach this in the Navy!
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MDO: "These are one-line Charlie elements. Orbital parameters of
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Soviet satellites. This is how Navy ships know when a spy satellite
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is overhead so they can go radio dark and avoid detection."  Judith
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tilted her head and said, "Good try, Mr. Kildall.  Look at it again."
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MDP: His face turned red and he looked at the printout again, for a
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bit longer this time. Then he said, "Shit. This data isn't Earth-centric,
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it's sun-centric. And the names: 1866 Sisyphus. 1620 Geographos. You're
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interested in asteroids." "Not just any asteroids, Mr. Kildall."
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MDQ: He returned to the busy Teletype to look again, and this time he
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searched for patterns in the data. He looked at perihelion, aphelion,
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inclination. When he thought he found one he said, "Earth crossers.
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You're worried about asteroids that might smack into the Earth." 
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MDR: "We should all worry about those asteroids," said Robyn.  "We've
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only found a fraction of what must be out there." "Now, now, Robyn,"
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said Judith. "Mr. Kildall, we're not worried about asteroids, Ricky
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there is trying to identify the best rock to go fetch and bring back
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here. But color me impressed. Shall I tell you what it is you just
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qualified for?"  "Please do."
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MDS: Judith fetched a tray full of integrated circuits. "We want you
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to use one of these new Intel 8008 microprocessors to turn that big
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box there, our so-called 'minicomputer' as big as three coffins stacked
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on top of each other, into a box the size of a piece of luggage.
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MDT: Then we can park it next to that 33 and have the world's first
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microcomputer.  That's what we asked some of your friends to do, but
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they used our parts and the girls we hired as assemblers to make these
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stupid boxes that make free calls and rip off the phone company.
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MDU: "Let me guess, that was Wozniak."  "And Steve Jobs." "There was
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another fellow here who actually earned his keep.  He wrote a program to
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simulate an 8008 on the mini.  Show him that tape, Ricky."  And the
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man in the blue smock fetched a reel.  "Unfortunately this isn't a
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generic simulation, it's set up to compile statistics on vehicular flow
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so cities can adjust the timing on their traffic lights. Then he used
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our supply system to order everything he needed to build a portable
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version of that traffic analyzer, and all the while we thought he was
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working on our microcomputer.  And while he was doing that, his buddy
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used our PDP-1 to host BASIC on an 8008, and we don't have that tape.
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So I fired both of them."  "You must be talking about the Allen and
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Gates show."  Judith nodded.  "I heard they went into business for
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themselves, something called Traf-O-Data, but it's not going anywhere.
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I sent a copy of their own tape to Olympia, and they have a PDP and
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clever fellows also. It's going to be be tough selling their little
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box when cities can just send their data to Olympia.
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* 25. Elamites - Yeshua's reform of the colony in the New World results in a true utopia,at least for a little while.
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* 26. The Way - The followers of Yeshua transform Judaism until it is hardly recognizable. Unfortunately, no one stopped to think the Jews might have a problem with that.
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* 27. Raziel - A logistics officer and his wife join the first nephilim foray into space, but they might not share the goals of their companions.
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* 28. Rome - Corruption and decay mar the teachings of Yeshua as time goes on, in Europe as it is in America.
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* 29. Comet - Talishi personally corrects a deliberate oversight by Belial that would have killed millions of nephilim in a Third Deluge.
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* 31. Pilgrims - The cross-country adventures of the kissing cousins in the Five Corners Good Book Church.
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* 32. Beaters - Not content to fill Gorpai with strife, the Five Families bring their arguments into outer space.  church, and a rich land to settle. 
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* 36. Judith - Every story begins somewhere. For Judith Gervasi, it was the southern coast of England during World War II.
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* 37. Kim - Before Binah became Round Robyn, there was a little girl named Kimberly Lokken.
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* 38. The Camps - The greatest warrioress in Femina Caelestis was forged in the crucible of the Holocaust, coming through unspeakable horrors.
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* 40. Zion - It was a nation created from nothing, surrounded by mortal enemies, a new homeland with little chance of prevailing. Judith Gervasi thought it was perfect.
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* 47. Desecration - When the authorities learn of the Golden Gift and go looking for it, they leave a wee little mess.
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* 49. The Sharing - Hunky and Dory discover the Purple Cable makes a pretty darn good sex toy.
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* 50. Revolution - The men of Nath elevated reason over faith, but El Shaddai knew they were holding a shit hand and called their bluff.
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* 52. Inge - When Inge Hahn catches the Boda ransacking her home, there's only one thing to do, and that's to get Inge to join in the fun.
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* 53. Isle of Wight - When Robyn met Judith, languishing at her father's lighthouse, she offered a ride to Israel, if Lil didn't mind sharing the ride with Robyn's baby on the flying saucer.
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* 54. Jill - Two Boda members sneak off and have an affair. They bond so closely it's just like they were one person.
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* 55. Roland - Jill comes clean about her father, Earl Roland, not an easy thing to do after covering for a man whose hands are dirty with torture and running a shadow government. 
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* 56. Senate - Robyn and Jill get a chance to tell their side of the story to the US Senate, but it only gets them into even more trouble.
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* 57. The Interview - When Ed Conley conducted an interview, he did it old school, and would have made Torquemada proud. 
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* 58. DECON - It was the Domestic Enemies Classification, Observation, and Neutralizaion Agency, but it was run but the biggest domestic enemies of all.
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* 59. Stampede - In which Femina Caelestis singlehandedly invents the genre of rock 'n' roll, five years early.
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* 61. Kibbutz - The IDF has a secret weapon in the perennial Arab-Israeli wars, a soldier who won't stay dead. 
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* 62. Last Rites - Judith Gervasi trades in her old shrapnel-ridden body for a new one, a pretty goy-l.
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* 63. Provider - When NASA's first rockets were doing belly flops on the ocean, Femina Caelestis was already assembling a spacecraft to visit a near-Earth asteroid. 
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* 64. Fortuna - It was the first city on the moon, and the name Robyn chose for it reflected it's cost.
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* 65. Lawsuit - Never stand between a grieving family and a dead man's cash.
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* 66. Cryoscan - You've heard how Walt Disney had his head frozen upon his death, hoping to have it reattached to another body in the future? This is better.
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* 67. Joy - Not many children can say they grew up on the moon. Even fewer can say they did so before Neil and Buzz came calling.
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* 68. Six Days - Judith wanted back into the Tzva Hahagana LeYisra'el. Her ticket for admission was the destruction of the entire Egyptian air force.
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* 69. Geezers - Femina Caelestis finds a new herd of cash cows, old farts with a lot of money and not much courage facing their demise.
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* 70. Sellout - In which Joy pays a friendly visit to the Apollo 17 expedition and explains why NASA doesn't need to fly any more missions there.
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* 71. Yom Kippur - The Arabs have just one more chance to destroy the colony of Jews on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea before they nuke up.
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* 73. El Shaddai - When you talk to God that's prayer. When God talks to you, that's business as usual in Femina Caelestis.
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* 74. Europa - Sometimes the Navy of Belial needs to freshen up the Jovian colonists with a reminder they really need the benefits of the Empire after all.
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* 75. Midway - The double-lunar capture of the Midway asteroid was like showing off in a game of billiards, with a cue ball large enough to destroy half of New Jersey.
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* 76. White Rock - The Emperor wanted that greenhouse asteroid at all costs. Starkad would make it a very expensive transaction indeed.
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* 78. Summit - For the first, last, and only time, the leaders of Earth, Gorpai, and the Land We Know meet in a single place, and the ramifications will echo forever.  
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* 79. Grid - Another FC poke in the eye for the US government, an entirely new kind of broadcasting technology they can't even understand, let alone control.
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* 80. Project Hope - There's a cancer growing in Femina Caelestis and its name is Gina. Robyn proposes a radical solution but it will take years to unwind.
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* 81. Entranced - Every big war has its Fort Sumter, its Pearl Harbor. For the war between Femina Caelestis and the United States, it was a Hunky-Dory concert near Los Angeles.
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* 82. Brand - The son of Joy has masculinity issues an organization named Femina Caelestis is simply not equipped to address, and the only solution is to leave
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* 83. Jabs - Brand fell head-over-heels in love with Jabniel, and sha wasn't even human. But her father's price for her hand in marriage was even more inhuman.
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* 84. Saturn - Water is gold in the Solar System, and the rings of Saturn are a mother lode. But like any other human enterprise, there are parasites and to spare.
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* 85. Crossing - Babysitting a snowball for years is not the most exciting thing to do, so to liven things up, Brand and Jabniel make a baby.
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* 86. Ceres - The asteroid Ceres is to the moon in size as the moon is to the Earth, yet it was the biggest place young Victoria ever visited. There was even gravity!
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* 87. Victoria - This was business and Roth Wardian took it personally. Unfortunately for him, nothing would get Femina Caelestis riled up like kidnapping Joy's granddaughter.
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* 88. Mercury - The Russians were given very lucrative gifts at the Summit, so they took a very jaundiced view when Robyn needed some of them.
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* 89. Venus - When smuggling a robot through a hard-line Islamic society that forces women and girls to cover themselves head to toe, one only needs to work on the eyes.
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* 90. Andrews - If Femina Caelestis waltzed into DECON like it was made of swiss cheese, what makes the government think Andrews Airbase would be better?
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* 91. Vicky - Victoria was a hermaphrodite jen in a world of monosexed humans, but the real source of her unhappiness was her father's attempt to break himself and his family clean away from FC.
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* 92. Boot Camp - Basic training is mostly nothing but mind games, Femina Caelestis admits. But if you really want to live forever, it's the only game in town.
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* 93. Hope - Hers' may have been the shared childhood of millions of entities later, but there really was a first time through once upon a time.
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* 94. Bravo - Belial needed to get Judith out of the picture. Starting another Arab-Israeli war was a surefire way to do so.
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* 95. Air War - The moon may not have an atmosphere, but some traditions dating back to the days of the Red Baron cannot be denied.
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* 96. Suez War - Judith fought for Israel in every major tussle, and put up with a lot of crap along the way, but this is the straw that breaks the camel's back.
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* 97. Moon War - Belial thought human females would be a pushover in combat. Femina Caelestis quickly showed him the error of that assumption.
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* 98. Mission - Five top guns in the Navy of Belial are personally recruited by Talishi-Chokhmah and Yeshua Bat-El to crew the frigate Exiler.
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* 99. Briefing - The Exiler is sent to investigate and neutralize, if possible, Belial's rumored "star killer", for El Shaddai and Bat-El have both taken ill.
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* 100. Exiler - It was a dependent's "Tiger Cruise" from Hybla-Dia to the Land We Know, so naturally things started out a bit crowded.
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* 101. Menkal - King Stronghammer accepts the dependents of Exiler for safekeeping, but one of the Eyes of Belial grows suspicious at this breach of protocol, for Belial threatened dependents to ensure loyalty.
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* 102. Rogziel - The chief aide to Belial re-enters his service and is tasked to command Exiler to embark on a breathtakingly cynical mission
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* 103. Rhene - If there really was a hell in this universe, Rhene was a good candidate. But some of the inmates are so stupid they need to be asked twice to leave.
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* 104. Xanthos - The healing hot springs of Xanthos were justifiably famous but Iron Fist, the local crime syndicate, forgot the first law of the parasite, don't kill your own host.
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* 105. Arioch - He was one of Belial's best spies in the court of King Stronghammer, but his real forte was amid the endless machinations in the court of Belial himself.
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* 106. Proxima - Jerry Shy Bear did his best work in Binah's lab, and now a nephilim nobleman has made the greatest discovery of all there, whether by human, nephilim or elohim.
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* 107. Abduction - In Hebrew mythology, Judith was a she-demon who kidnapped children in the middle of the night. They might have been on to something.
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* 108. Balloon - In a forgotten corner of McWorld, Judith shows Hope a supersized balloon.
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* 109. The Council - The monarchs of the Land We Know finally realize they've been screwed by a republic whose sole business model is selling arms to those very same monarchs.
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* 110. Search - Sheriff Vic had dealt with missing person cases before. But she never counted on it happening to her own daughter.
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* 112. Freeball - The gals of Femina Caelestis love their Freeball and hate to be distracted when they're watching a game. And that's exactly what Judith was counting on.
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* 114. The Choice - Hope demonstrates that the essence of being human is the power to anchor a new chain of effects without a prior cause.
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* 115. Nyduly - Regrouping across the river, the royals lick their wounds and hatch a plan that sounds like it came from a booby hatch.
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* 116. Escape - Getting off Midway is only the beginning. There's still a task force of ships captained by Bunners to plow through.
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* 117. Invasion - In a broad attack, the monarchies learn that Blackseed wasn't bluffing when he said he reserved the best weaponry for Nath. A dragon for one thing.
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* 118. Mars - On the Red Planet, Hope's artificial body gets a rather grown-up makeover. Robyn and Judith break the new stuff in.
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* 119. Menkal The shards of Dragonthorn are re-hallowed with Vic standing in, but there are the usual jen jokes.
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* 120. Ganymede - Exiler makes a clean getaway to Ganymede nearside, where Robyn calls in a very old marker.
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* 121. The Arrangement - There's an old saying that the enemy of my enemy is my friend. But this was over the top.
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* 122. Wazol - Traipsing along the face of a 25,000 foot sheer cliff wall is a game for the young, so the Royals split up.
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* 123. Miranda - School-boy jokes aside, Uranus is pretty safe and obscure place to hide the archives of Femina Caelestis. And here the first dividends of Project Hope are paid.
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* 124. Sadl - The strip of Alodra south of the River Sabik has always been controversial, but now it is, without controversy, the only piece of Alodra left unoccupied by Nath. 
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* 125. Triton - The starship wasn't nearly as fast as Exiler but she was Binah's ace in the hole. When she got underway, Belial was doomed no matter what else happened.
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* 126. Cleverstep - Che was a jen who knew a way to traverse the Glob Nab, but to Vic, the biggest hazard was keeping hezself from jumping on hem. 
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* 127. Citadel - Eleven miles long, protected by all the lasers on Mercury, what was it shooting into space every few seconds, and why.
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* 128. Patrol - Commodore Lahatiel must choose between splashing a friendly or blowing his cover.
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* 129. Land of the Dead - In the Land We Know, purgatory is a real place, with one hell of a view.
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* 130. Nova Sol - Robyn discovers Belial is trying to kill the living suns El Shaddai and Bat-El by giving them heatstroke.
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* 131. Mount Fatho - It was the highest prominence west of the Glob Nab wall, riddled with treacherous ice fields, but anything was better than Cleverstep's catwalk.
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* 132. Retreat - When not even the Menkal Wall can hold back the forces of Nath, a strategic redeployment is in order.
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* 133. Brig - As Adnarel's "dependents" when Robyn and Judith get into trouble, that means Adnarel is in trouble too.
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* 134.10,000 Creeks - In which the young royals are dismayed to learn down-hiking abuses an entirely different set of muscles.
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* 135. Breakout - From Hanford to DECON to Andrews to the GIC, ain't no prison could ever hold Robyn for long.
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* 136. Goldstaff - In a land dominated by magic, Edik Goldstaff practiced a heresy called the scientific method. He thought of it as an insurance policy.
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* 137. Secret Ways - The Eyes of Belial see everything, everywhere, except, of course, those places where it would embarrass Belial to look.
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* 138. Cavalry - Last-minute reinforcements are a tired cliche, but in this case Robyn will take it.
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* 139. Hadal - It wasn't very large as cities went in the Land We Know, so how did Blackseed manage to hide a dragon there?
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* 140. The Scrap - The loyalist ships of Femina Caelestis go head-to-head against the Bunners and the Imperial fleet, turning one side into what the chapter is named after.
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* 141. Sabotage - Judith discovers a way to throw a monkey wrench into the Weapon's machinery and stop it once and for all. That's the good news. The bad news is the only monkey wrench available is herself.
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* 142. Dual Duels - Vic against a dragon, Robyn against an Empress, the eternal duet between good and evil strikes a powerful chord.
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* 143. Aftermath - It is the end of the Republic, but events in the Saiph League assure that Nath is not alone.
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* 144. Turnabout - Robyn's been thinking about the FTL pod in the Exiler and it occurred to her that she could turn the whole ship into a FTL pod.
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* 145. Unions - Spring is in the air, and with the Demonstick Affair behind them, the people of the Land We Know get back to more important things, like pairing off.
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* 146. Interglacial - Nothing like turning up the thermostat on Toliman to end the eternal ice age on Gorpai.
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* 147. Judgment - Binah labored long for Belial's day of reckoning, but when the day finally comes it's far more than Binah bargained for.
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* 148. Exiled - Nothing in the universe is more certain than the fact that the crew of Exiler will never return from where they ended up.
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* 149. Rapture - The past exists, the future doesn't, so the trick to messing with the timeline is to do it methodically backwards.
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* 150. Final Sunset - When Binah sees the Elysian Fields for what it is, and mounts a rescue attempt, El moves up his timetable and springs the trap. But Binah has the last laugh. 
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* 22 Yeshua 11099 C
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* Council C
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* Resurrection C
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* Interlude C
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* B'nei Elohim D
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* The Way D
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* Union D
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* Rome D
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* Dragonthorn D
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* Raziel D
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* Invasion D
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* Nine Mile Wall E
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* Launch E
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* Fallen Angel E
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* Comet E
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* Retreat E
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* Palato E
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* Victoria
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* Sartael E
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* Aliwe E
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* Jabniel E
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* Mythos F
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* Dual Duel
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* Kuwapi 2858 G
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* Lange 2356 G
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* Nyduly 3335 G
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* Chief 2480 G
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* Pilgrims G
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* Band 2429 H
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* Attic 1928 H
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* Clinic 2091 H
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* Cartel 1461 H
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* Kim 4383 I
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* Felt 4440 I
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* Desecration I
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* TC007 - 31 - Academy / 33 - Consequences
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* TC008 - 35 - 37 - Ithuriel /
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* TC011 - 50 -  53 - Probation / 54 - Isle of Wight
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* TC012 - 55 - Second Front /58 - Menkant / 59 - Saturn
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* TC013 - 60 - Kibbutz / 61 - Dual Duel / 62 - Rings / 63 - Clinic / 64 - Aftermath
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* TC014 - 65 - Crossing / 66 - Suez War I / 67 - Ceres / 68 - Hanford / 69 - Six Days
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* TC015 - 70 - Nuptials / 71 - Yom Kippur / 72 - Desecration / 73 - Hospice / 74 - Becky
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* TC016 - 75 - Turel / 76 - The Sharing / 77 - Hybla-Dia / 78 - Roswell / 79 - Roland
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* TC017 - 80 - Senate / 81 - The Sting / 82 - Apostle / 83 - Julie / 84 - Road Trip
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* TC018 - 85 - Trish / 86 - Break-in / 87 - Break-out / 88 - Europa / 89 - Concert
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* TC019 - 90 - Apollo / 91 - Inspection / 92 - Taurus / 93 - Cryoscan / 94 - Green Rock
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* TC020 - 95 - Summit / 96 - Lawsuit / 97 - Audience / 98 - Micro / 99 - Transition
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* TC021 - 100 - Suriel / 101 - Swarm / 102 - Presser / 103 - Barakiel / 104 - Mercury
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* TC022 - 105 - Yellow Mountain / 106 - Kushiel / 107 - DECON / 108 - Venus / 109 - Adnarel
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* TC023 - 110 - Del / 111 - The Reveal / 112 - Xanthos / 113 - Egress / 114 - Project Hope
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* TC024 - 115 - Hadraniel / 116 - Barbuda / 117 - Sheriff Vic / 118 - Superluminal / 119 - Coup
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* TC025 - 120 - Boot Camp / 121 - Tiger Cruise / 122 - Suez War Two / 123 - Air War / 124 - Abduction
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* TC026 - 125 - Bird Farms / 126 - Dog Fight / 127 - Danica / 128 - Inbound / 129 - Galatea
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* TC027 - 130 - Moon War / 131 - The Search Begins / 132 - Second Big Blue / 133 - Infiltratiom / 134 - The Search Continues

Latest revision as of 11:09, 6 August 2020


MDS: After that locals sometimes came in thinking the place sold hi-fi equipment, but there was only an unfurnished space where visitors were greeted by a receptionist, and if they weren't expected, they were quickly turned around. The door out back opened only from the inside.

MDT: One cold wet day in February 1973 Gary Kildall visited the place, but he was expected. The receptionist, Dory, looked to be of Indian descent. She was seated behind thick glass but Gary thought if she stood up she might easily be the tallest woman he had ever seen.

MDU: Dory had verified who he was, somehow, before he even gave his name. There was the solid sound of steel moving within steel. "Thank you for coming here today, Mr. Kildall," Dory said, even as the door to the left of her little cubicle slowly began to pivot open.

MDV: The door moved without human intervention. It seemed deceptively massive in the way it gradually slowed to a nearly imperceptible stop before it could crash through the adjoining wall. "Please go ahead and enter the shop, Mr. Kildall," Dory said.

MDW: "Everyone is looking forward to meeting you." So Gary went through the door down a short hallway into the unpartitioned space that must have been what the woman called the "shop". A Teletype was in the middle of a print job. It was a model 33 ASR.

MDX: That model was ubiquitous in the United States Navy. It was turning a stack of blank preforated-edge paper into another stack of printout. A large spool of paper tape with holes punched in binary was providing the data.

MDY: A woman man in a blue shop smock was manually reeling up the spent tape after it fed through the reader. Then Gary saw where the data came from. There was a blue-green cabinet six feet high, six feet deep, and two feet wide. His prospective employers had a minicomputer.

MDZ: The woman spooling up the tape looked like a female football linebacker, which she actually once had been, in high school. "I'm Sofie Krause," she said with a broad smile. "They let me handle the punch tape because if I touch anything else I break it."

MEA: Robyn thought the well-dressed bearded man with brown hair very much resembled her father when he was of the same age. She imagined if there was an encyclopedia entry for "Dad" then his photo would be featured as the daddyiest dad ever known.

MEB: He replied to Sofie by saying, "So Green Acres does have a PDP-1 after all." This joke garnered not even a snicker from any of the women who were present. They were all time skippers. It was not possible they could understand the pop culture reference.

MEC He looked at his other prospective employers. Both were dark of hair, though the one with the lighter skin had red mixed with in the deep brown. The other one looked like a female biker. She was wearing what had to be the most expensive leather boots he had ever seen.

MED: The boots were black, went up over her knees, and were articulated at every joint. Her thighs weren't bare, but her muscles where not hidden, and he could tell she was a runner. It was entirely possible she ran in those boots. They looked that functional.

MEE: Everything that wasn't tucked into the boots, except her hands and face, was covered in dark red leather with zippers everywhere for pockets and basic access to the garment. The red was glossy and richly red, like blood. Her forearms were covered with more black leather.

MEF: The other woman, who appeared to be about the same age, was just wearing bell-bottomed jeans and a black concert teeshirt with the names of the cities of a 1970 tour silk-screened on the back. Gary noticed that her face on the tee, along with Sofie and the receptionist.

"It's her outfit, I know. People always stare. But she's homesick and it makes her feel like she's home in, ah, Salem."

MDJ: He said, "I'm Gary Kildall." The leather-clad woman said, "I'm Judith Gervasi. My friend here is called Robyn. I'm glad you accepted our invitation to interview for a position here. Mr. Kildall.

Your reputation is such that we wouldn't dare make a useless a waste of your time."

MDK: Gary said, "Thank you. Some friends of mine told me about the minicomputer you have squirreled away in here. You definitely know them. They all said they were on your payroll for a time. And I think I can take an educated guess why they aren't working for you anymore.

MDL: Robyn spoke for the first time. "Why did you come in today, Mr. Kildall? Certainly your friends must have tried to dissuade you after their bad experiences here." He said, "I crapped out in the draft lottery but I've been working it off by teaching at a Navy college.

MDM: They cut me loose for a semester to finish my doctorate at U-Dub, but I find myself with a slight cash-flow problem lately. My buddy pals said you were really laid-back when it came to schedule. They also said you had deep pockets, and the work was right up my alley."

MDN: He fell silent, but the Teletype 33 was still running. To avoid letting the pause grow awkward, Judith nodded at the machine and said, "Please, go take a closer look." He did, and after a moment reading the printout he said, "I know what this is! I teach this in the Navy!

MDO: "These are one-line Charlie elements. Orbital parameters of Soviet satellites. This is how Navy ships know when a spy satellite is overhead so they can go radio dark and avoid detection." Judith tilted her head and said, "Good try, Mr. Kildall. Look at it again."

MDP: His face turned red and he looked at the printout again, for a bit longer this time. Then he said, "Shit. This data isn't Earth-centric, it's sun-centric. And the names: 1866 Sisyphus. 1620 Geographos. You're interested in asteroids." "Not just any asteroids, Mr. Kildall."

MDQ: He returned to the busy Teletype to look again, and this time he searched for patterns in the data. He looked at perihelion, aphelion, inclination. When he thought he found one he said, "Earth crossers. You're worried about asteroids that might smack into the Earth."

MDR: "We should all worry about those asteroids," said Robyn. "We've only found a fraction of what must be out there." "Now, now, Robyn," said Judith. "Mr. Kildall, we're not worried about asteroids, Ricky there is trying to identify the best rock to go fetch and bring back here. But color me impressed. Shall I tell you what it is you just qualified for?" "Please do."

MDS: Judith fetched a tray full of integrated circuits. "We want you to use one of these new Intel 8008 microprocessors to turn that big box there, our so-called 'minicomputer' as big as three coffins stacked on top of each other, into a box the size of a piece of luggage.

MDT: Then we can park it next to that 33 and have the world's first microcomputer. That's what we asked some of your friends to do, but they used our parts and the girls we hired as assemblers to make these stupid boxes that make free calls and rip off the phone company.

MDU: "Let me guess, that was Wozniak." "And Steve Jobs." "There was another fellow here who actually earned his keep. He wrote a program to simulate an 8008 on the mini. Show him that tape, Ricky." And the man in the blue smock fetched a reel. "Unfortunately this isn't a generic simulation, it's set up to compile statistics on vehicular flow so cities can adjust the timing on their traffic lights. Then he used our supply system to order everything he needed to build a portable version of that traffic analyzer, and all the while we thought he was working on our microcomputer. And while he was doing that, his buddy used our PDP-1 to host BASIC on an 8008, and we don't have that tape. So I fired both of them." "You must be talking about the Allen and Gates show." Judith nodded. "I heard they went into business for themselves, something called Traf-O-Data, but it's not going anywhere. I sent a copy of their own tape to Olympia, and they have a PDP and clever fellows also. It's going to be be tough selling their little box when cities can just send their data to Olympia.



  • 25. Elamites - Yeshua's reform of the colony in the New World results in a true utopia,at least for a little while.
  • 26. The Way - The followers of Yeshua transform Judaism until it is hardly recognizable. Unfortunately, no one stopped to think the Jews might have a problem with that.
  • 27. Raziel - A logistics officer and his wife join the first nephilim foray into space, but they might not share the goals of their companions.
  • 28. Rome - Corruption and decay mar the teachings of Yeshua as time goes on, in Europe as it is in America.
  • 29. Comet - Talishi personally corrects a deliberate oversight by Belial that would have killed millions of nephilim in a Third Deluge.
  • 31. Pilgrims - The cross-country adventures of the kissing cousins in the Five Corners Good Book Church.
  • 32. Beaters - Not content to fill Gorpai with strife, the Five Families bring their arguments into outer space. church, and a rich land to settle.
  • 36. Judith - Every story begins somewhere. For Judith Gervasi, it was the southern coast of England during World War II.
  • 37. Kim - Before Binah became Round Robyn, there was a little girl named Kimberly Lokken.
  • 38. The Camps - The greatest warrioress in Femina Caelestis was forged in the crucible of the Holocaust, coming through unspeakable horrors.
  • 40. Zion - It was a nation created from nothing, surrounded by mortal enemies, a new homeland with little chance of prevailing. Judith Gervasi thought it was perfect.
  • 47. Desecration - When the authorities learn of the Golden Gift and go looking for it, they leave a wee little mess.
  • 49. The Sharing - Hunky and Dory discover the Purple Cable makes a pretty darn good sex toy.
  • 50. Revolution - The men of Nath elevated reason over faith, but El Shaddai knew they were holding a shit hand and called their bluff.
  • 52. Inge - When Inge Hahn catches the Boda ransacking her home, there's only one thing to do, and that's to get Inge to join in the fun.
  • 53. Isle of Wight - When Robyn met Judith, languishing at her father's lighthouse, she offered a ride to Israel, if Lil didn't mind sharing the ride with Robyn's baby on the flying saucer.
  • 54. Jill - Two Boda members sneak off and have an affair. They bond so closely it's just like they were one person.
  • 55. Roland - Jill comes clean about her father, Earl Roland, not an easy thing to do after covering for a man whose hands are dirty with torture and running a shadow government.
  • 56. Senate - Robyn and Jill get a chance to tell their side of the story to the US Senate, but it only gets them into even more trouble.
  • 57. The Interview - When Ed Conley conducted an interview, he did it old school, and would have made Torquemada proud.
  • 58. DECON - It was the Domestic Enemies Classification, Observation, and Neutralizaion Agency, but it was run but the biggest domestic enemies of all.
  • 59. Stampede - In which Femina Caelestis singlehandedly invents the genre of rock 'n' roll, five years early.
  • 61. Kibbutz - The IDF has a secret weapon in the perennial Arab-Israeli wars, a soldier who won't stay dead.
  • 62. Last Rites - Judith Gervasi trades in her old shrapnel-ridden body for a new one, a pretty goy-l.
  • 63. Provider - When NASA's first rockets were doing belly flops on the ocean, Femina Caelestis was already assembling a spacecraft to visit a near-Earth asteroid.
  • 64. Fortuna - It was the first city on the moon, and the name Robyn chose for it reflected it's cost.
  • 65. Lawsuit - Never stand between a grieving family and a dead man's cash.
  • 66. Cryoscan - You've heard how Walt Disney had his head frozen upon his death, hoping to have it reattached to another body in the future? This is better.
  • 67. Joy - Not many children can say they grew up on the moon. Even fewer can say they did so before Neil and Buzz came calling.
  • 68. Six Days - Judith wanted back into the Tzva Hahagana LeYisra'el. Her ticket for admission was the destruction of the entire Egyptian air force.
  • 69. Geezers - Femina Caelestis finds a new herd of cash cows, old farts with a lot of money and not much courage facing their demise.
  • 70. Sellout - In which Joy pays a friendly visit to the Apollo 17 expedition and explains why NASA doesn't need to fly any more missions there.
  • 71. Yom Kippur - The Arabs have just one more chance to destroy the colony of Jews on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea before they nuke up.
  • 73. El Shaddai - When you talk to God that's prayer. When God talks to you, that's business as usual in Femina Caelestis.
  • 74. Europa - Sometimes the Navy of Belial needs to freshen up the Jovian colonists with a reminder they really need the benefits of the Empire after all.
  • 75. Midway - The double-lunar capture of the Midway asteroid was like showing off in a game of billiards, with a cue ball large enough to destroy half of New Jersey.
  • 76. White Rock - The Emperor wanted that greenhouse asteroid at all costs. Starkad would make it a very expensive transaction indeed.
  • 78. Summit - For the first, last, and only time, the leaders of Earth, Gorpai, and the Land We Know meet in a single place, and the ramifications will echo forever.
  • 79. Grid - Another FC poke in the eye for the US government, an entirely new kind of broadcasting technology they can't even understand, let alone control.
  • 80. Project Hope - There's a cancer growing in Femina Caelestis and its name is Gina. Robyn proposes a radical solution but it will take years to unwind.
  • 81. Entranced - Every big war has its Fort Sumter, its Pearl Harbor. For the war between Femina Caelestis and the United States, it was a Hunky-Dory concert near Los Angeles.
  • 82. Brand - The son of Joy has masculinity issues an organization named Femina Caelestis is simply not equipped to address, and the only solution is to leave
  • 83. Jabs - Brand fell head-over-heels in love with Jabniel, and sha wasn't even human. But her father's price for her hand in marriage was even more inhuman.
  • 84. Saturn - Water is gold in the Solar System, and the rings of Saturn are a mother lode. But like any other human enterprise, there are parasites and to spare.
  • 85. Crossing - Babysitting a snowball for years is not the most exciting thing to do, so to liven things up, Brand and Jabniel make a baby.
  • 86. Ceres - The asteroid Ceres is to the moon in size as the moon is to the Earth, yet it was the biggest place young Victoria ever visited. There was even gravity!
  • 87. Victoria - This was business and Roth Wardian took it personally. Unfortunately for him, nothing would get Femina Caelestis riled up like kidnapping Joy's granddaughter.
  • 88. Mercury - The Russians were given very lucrative gifts at the Summit, so they took a very jaundiced view when Robyn needed some of them.
  • 89. Venus - When smuggling a robot through a hard-line Islamic society that forces women and girls to cover themselves head to toe, one only needs to work on the eyes.
  • 90. Andrews - If Femina Caelestis waltzed into DECON like it was made of swiss cheese, what makes the government think Andrews Airbase would be better?
  • 91. Vicky - Victoria was a hermaphrodite jen in a world of monosexed humans, but the real source of her unhappiness was her father's attempt to break himself and his family clean away from FC.
  • 92. Boot Camp - Basic training is mostly nothing but mind games, Femina Caelestis admits. But if you really want to live forever, it's the only game in town.
  • 93. Hope - Hers' may have been the shared childhood of millions of entities later, but there really was a first time through once upon a time.
  • 94. Bravo - Belial needed to get Judith out of the picture. Starting another Arab-Israeli war was a surefire way to do so.
  • 95. Air War - The moon may not have an atmosphere, but some traditions dating back to the days of the Red Baron cannot be denied.
  • 96. Suez War - Judith fought for Israel in every major tussle, and put up with a lot of crap along the way, but this is the straw that breaks the camel's back.
  • 97. Moon War - Belial thought human females would be a pushover in combat. Femina Caelestis quickly showed him the error of that assumption.
  • 98. Mission - Five top guns in the Navy of Belial are personally recruited by Talishi-Chokhmah and Yeshua Bat-El to crew the frigate Exiler.
  • 99. Briefing - The Exiler is sent to investigate and neutralize, if possible, Belial's rumored "star killer", for El Shaddai and Bat-El have both taken ill.
  • 100. Exiler - It was a dependent's "Tiger Cruise" from Hybla-Dia to the Land We Know, so naturally things started out a bit crowded.
  • 101. Menkal - King Stronghammer accepts the dependents of Exiler for safekeeping, but one of the Eyes of Belial grows suspicious at this breach of protocol, for Belial threatened dependents to ensure loyalty.
  • 102. Rogziel - The chief aide to Belial re-enters his service and is tasked to command Exiler to embark on a breathtakingly cynical mission
  • 103. Rhene - If there really was a hell in this universe, Rhene was a good candidate. But some of the inmates are so stupid they need to be asked twice to leave.
  • 104. Xanthos - The healing hot springs of Xanthos were justifiably famous but Iron Fist, the local crime syndicate, forgot the first law of the parasite, don't kill your own host.
  • 105. Arioch - He was one of Belial's best spies in the court of King Stronghammer, but his real forte was amid the endless machinations in the court of Belial himself.
  • 106. Proxima - Jerry Shy Bear did his best work in Binah's lab, and now a nephilim nobleman has made the greatest discovery of all there, whether by human, nephilim or elohim.
  • 107. Abduction - In Hebrew mythology, Judith was a she-demon who kidnapped children in the middle of the night. They might have been on to something.
  • 108. Balloon - In a forgotten corner of McWorld, Judith shows Hope a supersized balloon.
  • 109. The Council - The monarchs of the Land We Know finally realize they've been screwed by a republic whose sole business model is selling arms to those very same monarchs.
  • 110. Search - Sheriff Vic had dealt with missing person cases before. But she never counted on it happening to her own daughter.
  • 112. Freeball - The gals of Femina Caelestis love their Freeball and hate to be distracted when they're watching a game. And that's exactly what Judith was counting on.
  • 114. The Choice - Hope demonstrates that the essence of being human is the power to anchor a new chain of effects without a prior cause.
  • 115. Nyduly - Regrouping across the river, the royals lick their wounds and hatch a plan that sounds like it came from a booby hatch.
  • 116. Escape - Getting off Midway is only the beginning. There's still a task force of ships captained by Bunners to plow through.
  • 117. Invasion - In a broad attack, the monarchies learn that Blackseed wasn't bluffing when he said he reserved the best weaponry for Nath. A dragon for one thing.
  • 118. Mars - On the Red Planet, Hope's artificial body gets a rather grown-up makeover. Robyn and Judith break the new stuff in.
  • 119. Menkal The shards of Dragonthorn are re-hallowed with Vic standing in, but there are the usual jen jokes.
  • 120. Ganymede - Exiler makes a clean getaway to Ganymede nearside, where Robyn calls in a very old marker.
  • 121. The Arrangement - There's an old saying that the enemy of my enemy is my friend. But this was over the top.
  • 122. Wazol - Traipsing along the face of a 25,000 foot sheer cliff wall is a game for the young, so the Royals split up.
  • 123. Miranda - School-boy jokes aside, Uranus is pretty safe and obscure place to hide the archives of Femina Caelestis. And here the first dividends of Project Hope are paid.
  • 124. Sadl - The strip of Alodra south of the River Sabik has always been controversial, but now it is, without controversy, the only piece of Alodra left unoccupied by Nath.
  • 125. Triton - The starship wasn't nearly as fast as Exiler but she was Binah's ace in the hole. When she got underway, Belial was doomed no matter what else happened.
  • 126. Cleverstep - Che was a jen who knew a way to traverse the Glob Nab, but to Vic, the biggest hazard was keeping hezself from jumping on hem.
  • 127. Citadel - Eleven miles long, protected by all the lasers on Mercury, what was it shooting into space every few seconds, and why.
  • 128. Patrol - Commodore Lahatiel must choose between splashing a friendly or blowing his cover.
  • 129. Land of the Dead - In the Land We Know, purgatory is a real place, with one hell of a view.
  • 130. Nova Sol - Robyn discovers Belial is trying to kill the living suns El Shaddai and Bat-El by giving them heatstroke.
  • 131. Mount Fatho - It was the highest prominence west of the Glob Nab wall, riddled with treacherous ice fields, but anything was better than Cleverstep's catwalk.
  • 132. Retreat - When not even the Menkal Wall can hold back the forces of Nath, a strategic redeployment is in order.
  • 133. Brig - As Adnarel's "dependents" when Robyn and Judith get into trouble, that means Adnarel is in trouble too.
  • 134.10,000 Creeks - In which the young royals are dismayed to learn down-hiking abuses an entirely different set of muscles.
  • 135. Breakout - From Hanford to DECON to Andrews to the GIC, ain't no prison could ever hold Robyn for long.
  • 136. Goldstaff - In a land dominated by magic, Edik Goldstaff practiced a heresy called the scientific method. He thought of it as an insurance policy.
  • 137. Secret Ways - The Eyes of Belial see everything, everywhere, except, of course, those places where it would embarrass Belial to look.
  • 138. Cavalry - Last-minute reinforcements are a tired cliche, but in this case Robyn will take it.
  • 139. Hadal - It wasn't very large as cities went in the Land We Know, so how did Blackseed manage to hide a dragon there?
  • 140. The Scrap - The loyalist ships of Femina Caelestis go head-to-head against the Bunners and the Imperial fleet, turning one side into what the chapter is named after.
  • 141. Sabotage - Judith discovers a way to throw a monkey wrench into the Weapon's machinery and stop it once and for all. That's the good news. The bad news is the only monkey wrench available is herself.
  • 142. Dual Duels - Vic against a dragon, Robyn against an Empress, the eternal duet between good and evil strikes a powerful chord.
  • 143. Aftermath - It is the end of the Republic, but events in the Saiph League assure that Nath is not alone.
  • 144. Turnabout - Robyn's been thinking about the FTL pod in the Exiler and it occurred to her that she could turn the whole ship into a FTL pod.
  • 145. Unions - Spring is in the air, and with the Demonstick Affair behind them, the people of the Land We Know get back to more important things, like pairing off.
  • 146. Interglacial - Nothing like turning up the thermostat on Toliman to end the eternal ice age on Gorpai.
  • 147. Judgment - Binah labored long for Belial's day of reckoning, but when the day finally comes it's far more than Binah bargained for.
  • 148. Exiled - Nothing in the universe is more certain than the fact that the crew of Exiler will never return from where they ended up.
  • 149. Rapture - The past exists, the future doesn't, so the trick to messing with the timeline is to do it methodically backwards.
  • 150. Final Sunset - When Binah sees the Elysian Fields for what it is, and mounts a rescue attempt, El moves up his timetable and springs the trap. But Binah has the last laugh.


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  • 1 Students 5449 A 25093
  • 2 Michael 6769 A
  • 3 Patriarchs 2435 A
  • 4 Trial 2673 A
  • 5 Tribes 2082 A
  • 6 Knot 4243 A
  • 7 Samaria 1442 A
  • 8 Exile 3854 B 25853
  • 9 Judah 1444 B
  • 10 Truce 1499 B
  • 11 Lael 1510 B
  • 12 Demonstroke 5136 B
  • 13 Judea 1545 B
  • 14 Binah 2403 B
  • 15 Jashen 3837 B
  • 16 Yohanan 1313 B
  • 17 Ark 3312 B
  • 18 Rumbek 6423 C 10056
  • 19 Anshar 2164 C
  • 20 Roshites 1469 C
  • 21 Arrival 2940 C
  • 22 Yeshua 11099 C
  • Council C
  • Resurrection C
  • Interlude C
  • B'nei Elohim D
  • The Way D
  • Union D
  • Rome D
  • Dragonthorn D
  • Raziel D
  • Invasion D
  • Nine Mile Wall E
  • Launch E
  • Fallen Angel E
  • Comet E
  • Retreat E
  • Palato E
  • Victoria
  • Sartael E
  • Aliwe E
  • Jabniel E
  • Mythos F
  • Dual Duel
  • Kuwapi 2858 G
  • Lange 2356 G
  • Nyduly 3335 G
  • Chief 2480 G
  • Pilgrims G
  • Band 2429 H
  • Attic 1928 H
  • Clinic 2091 H
  • Cartel 1461 H
  • Kim 4383 I
  • Felt 4440 I
  • Desecration I
  • Judith (Lilith)
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  • Isle of Wight
  • A Glossary 6849
  • TC005 - 20 - Magistrates
  • TC007 - 31 - Academy / 33 - Consequences
  • TC008 - 35 - 37 - Ithuriel /
  • TC011 - 50 - 53 - Probation / 54 - Isle of Wight
  • TC012 - 55 - Second Front /58 - Menkant / 59 - Saturn
  • TC013 - 60 - Kibbutz / 61 - Dual Duel / 62 - Rings / 63 - Clinic / 64 - Aftermath
  • TC014 - 65 - Crossing / 66 - Suez War I / 67 - Ceres / 68 - Hanford / 69 - Six Days
  • TC015 - 70 - Nuptials / 71 - Yom Kippur / 72 - Desecration / 73 - Hospice / 74 - Becky
  • TC016 - 75 - Turel / 76 - The Sharing / 77 - Hybla-Dia / 78 - Roswell / 79 - Roland
  • TC017 - 80 - Senate / 81 - The Sting / 82 - Apostle / 83 - Julie / 84 - Road Trip
  • TC018 - 85 - Trish / 86 - Break-in / 87 - Break-out / 88 - Europa / 89 - Concert
  • TC019 - 90 - Apollo / 91 - Inspection / 92 - Taurus / 93 - Cryoscan / 94 - Green Rock
  • TC020 - 95 - Summit / 96 - Lawsuit / 97 - Audience / 98 - Micro / 99 - Transition
  • TC021 - 100 - Suriel / 101 - Swarm / 102 - Presser / 103 - Barakiel / 104 - Mercury
  • TC022 - 105 - Yellow Mountain / 106 - Kushiel / 107 - DECON / 108 - Venus / 109 - Adnarel
  • TC023 - 110 - Del / 111 - The Reveal / 112 - Xanthos / 113 - Egress / 114 - Project Hope
  • TC024 - 115 - Hadraniel / 116 - Barbuda / 117 - Sheriff Vic / 118 - Superluminal / 119 - Coup
  • TC025 - 120 - Boot Camp / 121 - Tiger Cruise / 122 - Suez War Two / 123 - Air War / 124 - Abduction
  • TC026 - 125 - Bird Farms / 126 - Dog Fight / 127 - Danica / 128 - Inbound / 129 - Galatea
  • TC027 - 130 - Moon War / 131 - The Search Begins / 132 - Second Big Blue / 133 - Infiltratiom / 134 - The Search Continues
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