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Beacon 23: Part 3: Bounty by Hugh Howey

By Hugh Howey

I dwell in a tin can out at the fringe of zone 8. no longer a lot is meant to ensue right here. Ships are meant to fly via at twenty occasions the rate of sunshine. My beacon is meant to maintain them safe.

Things don't continuously pass like they're speculated to.

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She realized, all at once, that he was handsome. She dismounted and tethered her bowhorn, then got her cloak. They went into the bushes and mated there. The ground was stony. The leaves had a fresh spring smell. As for Enshi, he was a little awkward, but perfectly adequate. When they were done, he rolled over on his back. “Is that what it’s like? I expected more. Still . ” He looked at her. His gray eyes were halfshut. He reached out and touched her gently. ” He made a low ruh noise in the back of his throat, then shut his eyes completely and went to sleep.

Enshi stared at her. ” Nia scratched her head. “I don’t know. ” Enshi made the gesture of affirmation. “I get my salt from him. I used to, anyway. ” Nia opened her mouth. Enshi looked at her. His eyes were half-closed. He looked thoughtful, almost clever. “You want me to tell you where he is. I won’t. If you came this far to see him, then you’re likely to go farther and leave me here alone, feeling stupid. I don’t intend to let go of you, Nia. ” “You certainly are talkative,” Nia said. 19 Eleanor Arnason—A Woman of the Iron People [e-reads] Enshi made the gesture of agreement.

It smelled of the new vegetation. She thought, I will go today, before the lust gets any stronger. I will ride until I forget this terrible winter. She turned and looked at Hua. “I know,” the old woman said. “I sometimes wish I still felt the lust. Then I think, I must be crazy to want a thing like that. ” She packed her saddlebags and went to find her favorite bowhorn. By noon she was on her way. Her bowhorn was restless and wanted to run. She let it. After a while it slowed, then stopped. Nia looked around.

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