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Bottomless goals is a fearlessly creative tale collection-a philosophical tapestry woven with mind's eye, wit, and guts. every one tale offers a different global, wildly varied from the final. The tales diversity from the glorious to the gritty, vacationing throughout the prior, current, and destiny. The writing is fierce but playful, jam-packed with hooks and twists, and consistently using the sting. The characters, mistaken and human, navigate moments of their lives that regulate them eternally: an arctic explorer compelled to select from his existence and the lives of his crewmates, a boy compelled to confront a lady he believes is a witch, an excellent road musician who grapples with dependancy, a pair competing to conceive in an overpopulated destiny. The tales variety in shape from flash fiction to novella, and are set in backdrops that span not just the earth, but additionally the universe. This assortment breaks principles, pushes limits, defies genres, spits within the face of social conference, peels away the restricting suggestions that inundate our lifestyle, and dropkicks us down the trail of liberation. it's a publication that marks our time, yet speaks past it. it's a e-book approximately love, mind's eye, and the ability of the human spirit.

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It wasn't until I came down here that I learned that I could fight back. That I could win. The rift taught me that, and now Ballard has too— "Thank you," Clarke whispers, and hits Ballard hard in the face. Ballard goes over backwards, collides with a table. Clarke calmly steps forward. She catches a glimpse of herself in a glass icicle; her capped eyes seem almost luminous. "Oh Jesus," Ballard whimpers. " Clarke stands over her. "Don't be," she says. She sees herself as some sort of exploding schematic, each piece neatly labeled.

She goes sprawling out into the corridor. One arm smacks painfully against a cluster of pipes as she falls. She rolls to one side and raises her arms to protect herself. But Ballard just steps over her and stalks into the lounge. I'm not afraid, Clarke notes, getting to her feet. She hit me, and I'm not afraid. Isn't that odd— From somewhere nearby, the sound of shattering glass. Ballard's shouting in the lounge. "The experiment's over! " Clarke follows the corridor, steps out of it. Pieces of the lounge mirror hang like great jagged stalactites in their frame.

If Ballard doesn't want her to see what she's reading, she could just use those. But then she wouldn't see me coming... "I think maybe it was a Ziphiid," Ballard's saying. "A beaked whale. Except it had too many teeth. Very rare. " Clarke listens, not really interested. " Ballard's voice is slightly raised. She looks almost furtively at STARFISH 37 PETER W ATTS something on the other side of the lounge. " "I mean, in all the ocean, something that big just happening to drop out of the sky a few hundred meters away.

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