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Old 12-09-2018, 06:04 PM
Dendarii Dame is offline
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"Arthur Hammond prided himself on a certain degree of insensibility in the cause of duty--an indifference to physical discomfort and even to social awkwardness--a squelching of the natural repugnances, when these should interfere with the progress of a diplomatic mission."

Crucible of Gold, by Naomi Novik