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The Participant and the Participant Returns
are the first two installments of a two-part Thin Disc trilogy.
Below are RealAudio sound excerpts.
"Fifteen pound jellyfish?!? You must be mad!"
And yet, it proceeded as planned: a disastrous 'comet' launch at a critical
juncture in negotiations, cash transactions rendered obsolete, and the entire
population safely unaware, enveloped in the flickering glow of cathode-ray
bliss. The shit was about to hit the fan, and Larabe wasn't sure that he knew
what to expect.
The Participant Returns.
People were very busy pretending to be eloquent, dancing with words like
excited new lovers.
No one was able to say what needed to be said. Security was tight; travel and
communication were monitored with steadfast commitment. Freedoms
'guaranteed' by the Constitution were amended.
A state of siege prevailed in the minds of the citizenry. Martial law was
The shape of human contact was evolving.
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