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There Are Doors, by Gene Wolfe

The snow clouds parted for an instant, and the moon touched the ocean. He, seeing that fragment of it tossing in the silver light, knew it and knew that in some previous life he had sailed there for decades; and that this previous life was returning to him. He remained poised upon the ice, but…

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lazy words

amazing, astonishing, astounding, awesome, and so on let me decide for myself if something is astonishing or astounding amazing means you stand and stare at something, not necessarily because it’s neato breathtaking brilliant chilling effervescent egregious . . . this word means “out of the flock”, or outstanding, which can be good or bad; it…

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