You know what a miracle is... another world's intrusion into this one.
("The Crying of Lot 49")
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Someday she might replace whatever of her had gone away by some prosthetic device, a dress of a certain color, a phrase in a letter, another lover.
Danger's over, Banana Breakfast is saved.
Lovely morning, World War Two.
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