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  • Originally posted by Jan View Post

    "My orders are quite specific. You are to know pain...you are to know fear...and then you are to die at the required hour."
    "All arranged, as is payment. We will meet in red 3 at the hour of scampering."

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    • Originally posted by Kraig View Post

      "All arranged, as is payment. We will meet in red 3 at the hour of scampering."
      "I'm willing to go along and help out Stephen, we've worked well together in the past, but .. considering the risk involved I'm gonna have to ask for a slightly higher fee than usual."
      All generalizations are false, including this one.

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      • Originally posted by AstroBoy View Post

        "I'm willing to go along and help out Stephen, we've worked well together in the past, but .. considering the risk involved I'm gonna have to ask for a slightly higher fee than usual."
        "Tell me what you want done, and I will make it happen...no matter the cost."
        "As empathy spreads, civilization spreads. As empathy contracts, civilization contracts...as we're seeing now.

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        • Originally posted by Jan View Post

          "Tell me what you want done, and I will make it happen...no matter the cost."
          "I am a Ranger. We walk in the dark places no others will enter. We stand on the bridge and no one may pass. We live for the One, we die for the One."

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          • Originally posted by alpha128 View Post

            "I am a Ranger. We walk in the dark places no others will enter. We stand on the bridge and no one may pass. We live for the One, we die for the One."
            "Delenn, all we know is that we will die. It's only a matter of how, when and whether or not it is with honor. He did what any of us would've done. Respectfully, Delenn, I think this is the one thing about your position you do not yet understand. You cherish life, life is your goal. But for the greater part to live, some must die, or be harmed in its defense, and yours. There is no other way."
            All generalizations are false, including this one.

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            • Originally posted by AstroBoy View Post

              "Delenn, all we know is that we will die. It's only a matter of how, when and whether or not it is with honor. He did what any of us would've done. Respectfully, Delenn, I think this is the one thing about your position you do not yet understand. You cherish life, life is your goal. But for the greater part to live, some must die, or be harmed in its defense, and yours. There is no other way."
              "Understand, that while I am not a prophet, I can tell you that if I were to be sent away in a life pod, and forced to watch everything that I love and have fought for die before my eyes, without even a chance to keep it together... the pod would suffer just such a terrible... 'accident'. Now... time being circular, if we know that this will happen, then we may as well assume that it has happened already, and that the life pod is not safe for me to enter."
              "This is not a clear and present danger? I must read the rule book again."

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              • Originally posted by LateArrival View Post
                "Understand, that while I am not a prophet, I can tell you that if I were to be sent away in a life pod, and forced to watch everything that I love and have fought for die before my eyes, without even a chance to keep it together... the pod would suffer just such a terrible... 'accident'. Now... time being circular, if we know that this will happen, then we may as well assume that it has happened already, and that the life pod is not safe for me to enter."
                "They would be trapped with us, and the ship looking for them would find it, find them, find us, find you. A brilliant cascade of cause and effect. Isn't the universe an amazing place? I wouldn't live
                anywhere else."
                "As empathy spreads, civilization spreads. As empathy contracts, civilization contracts...as we're seeing now.

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                • Originally posted by Jan View Post

                  "They would be trapped with us, and the ship looking for them would find it, find them, find us, find you. A brilliant cascade of cause and effect. Isn't the universe an amazing place? I wouldn't live
                  anywhere else."
                  "There's a natural law. Physics tells us that for every action there must be an equal and opposite reaction. They hate us, we hate them, they hate us back. And so, here we are: victims of mathematics."
                  All generalizations are false, including this one.

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                  • Originally posted by AstroBoy View Post

                    "There's a natural law. Physics tells us that for every action there must be an equal and opposite reaction. They hate us, we hate them, they hate us back. And so, here we are: victims of mathematics."

                    " Ah, and which are you? 'An idle king... doling unequal laws unto a savage race that hoard and sleep and feed and know not you'? Or, 'this gray spirit, yearning in desire to follow knowledge like a sinking star'? "
                    "This is not a clear and present danger? I must read the rule book again."

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                    • Originally posted by LateArrival View Post

                      " Ah, and which are you? 'An idle king... doling unequal laws unto a savage race that hoard and sleep and feed and know not you'? Or, 'this gray spirit, yearning in desire to follow knowledge like a sinking star'? "
                      "As in...King Arthur....the Last Supper?"
                      "As empathy spreads, civilization spreads. As empathy contracts, civilization contracts...as we're seeing now.

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                      • Originally posted by Jan View Post

                        "As in...King Arthur....the Last Supper?"
                        "They say he aged backwards. That was how he was able to foretell the future by remembering it. Which means he came from the future. Maybe he had Arthur form the round table by remembering us."
                        All generalizations are false, including this one.

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                        • Originally posted by AstroBoy View Post

                          "They say he aged backwards. That was how he was able to foretell the future by remembering it. Which means he came from the future. Maybe he had Arthur form the round table by remembering us."
                          "Since space and time are curved, the infinite sooner or later bends back upon itself...and ends up where it began. And so have I."
                          "As empathy spreads, civilization spreads. As empathy contracts, civilization contracts...as we're seeing now.

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                          • Originally posted by Jan View Post

                            "Since space and time are curved, the infinite sooner or later bends back upon itself...and ends up where it began. And so have I."
                            "And so it begins. You have forgotten something."

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                            • Originally posted by alpha128 View Post

                              "And so it begins. You have forgotten something."
                              "The universe began with a word, you know. But which came first? The word, or the thought behind the word? You can't create language without thought, and you can't conceive a thought without language. So which created the other, and thus created the universe? No. I see you're far too wrapped up in your question to consider the larger issues."
                              "This is not a clear and present danger? I must read the rule book again."

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                              • Originally posted by LateArrival View Post

                                "The universe began with a word, you know. But which came first? The word, or the thought behind the word? You can't create language without thought, and you can't conceive a thought without language. So which created the other, and thus created the universe? No. I see you're far too wrapped up in your question to consider the larger issues."
                                "Life is life. Whether it's wrapped in skins, scales, or feathers. Now, if you respected these beings instead of constantly trying to murder them, you would appreciate that."
                                All generalizations are false, including this one.

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