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Copyright © 2010 by Doranna Durgin
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The Author Note:
This story was first published in HelixSF, edited by William Sanders. It's not typical of my work in either length or subject matter, but is one of those ideas that struck hard way back when--I can still remember the moment!--so all in all I was doubly glad to find a home for it. This is a slightly different version--I do love to fiddle!--but only with regard to a bit of buff and polish.
I hope you enjoy!