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  • The Plated Folk have been quiet ever since Clothahump and I kicked their chitonous butts back over the Jo-Troom Pass.

    The Lives of Felix Gunderson

  • Claws linked tightly to claws while spiny legs entwined, the chitonous queue continuing to thicken and grow even as those aboard the trapped vessel gathered to gaze at the astonishing sight.

    A Triumph of Souls

  • Squint a little, squeeze the eyes tight, and one could almost see those chitonous barbs and protuberances coming together to form, if not an actual crown, at least an approximation of a comparable configuration.

    A Triumph of Souls

  • The Counselor laid the four chitonous fingers of a truhand on Flinx's forearm.

    Mid Flinx

  • The vast chitonous shape scuttled further into the diffuse blue light supplied by the bubble, advancing on half a dozen short, inflexible legs.

    A Call to Arms

  • Mandibles clacked m a gesture of interest and understanding, since the insect's inflexible chitonous face allowed for nothing as robbery as a smile.

    Orphan Star

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