Men and women walked casually about as they did on the main floor, every now and then stopping one another, exchanging pleasantries or scraps of relevantly irrelevant information. Gossip.
("The Bourne Identity")
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Life is extremely complicated.
Life is extremely complicated. I try as best I can to enter the realm of nuances of human behavior and alternatives of that behavior.
The premise which will be the spinal thunderbolt of an incredible tale begins to take on substance as characters emerge with faces and bodies, personalities and ocnflicts..
Greater economic power will be in the hands of too few.
The plot surges forward, complex gears mesh and strip and make a hell of a lot of noise -- drowning out the worki of true masters like that Mozart fellow and what's-his-name Handel.
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