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  • Where dreamdust and dusters were involved, anything might be possible ... but he wanted to hear what the guards had to say.

    Soarer's Choice

  • No one likes the dreamdust, but they don't seem to do anything about it.

    Soarer's Choice

  • Beer and spirits were bad enough, but from what he'd heard and seen, the dreamdust from the dustcats was even worse, and now he had to deal with dusters in addition to the local women, the ancients, the sandwolves and other predators, and unhappy miners and workmen, not to mention hotheaded Reillies and Squawts.

    Soarer's Choice

  • He also suspected that the dreamdust mansion was a good way to show that the Lord-Protector respected those laws.

    Darkness

  • Even when he had been much younger, Alucius had found the man who confined the captured dustcats and sold their dreamdust to the traders of Lanachrona cold, almost without spirit, for all of Gortal's manners and fine clothes.

    Darkness

  • The scutters who labored for Gortal would do almost anything to be around the big cats, just to inhale the vagrant dreamdust, and it was said that the women scutters made those who served at the Pleasure Palace seem virtuous.

    Darkness

  • He had seen dreamdust addicts in the advanced state -- withered palsied old men of forty, unable to eat, crippled, drying up and nearing death.

    Starman's Quest

  • Life was good if you had the stream running with you, as Hawkes did -- but for each successful one like Hawkes, how many fought unsuccessfully against the current and were swept away into dreamdust or worse?

    Starman's Quest

  • There was Al Webber, an amiable, soft-spoken little man who owned a fleet of small ion-drive cargo ships that plied the spacelines between Earth and Mars, and who also exported dreamdust to the colony on Pluto, where the weed could not be grown.

    Starman's Quest

  • Hawkes had warned him of these, too -- the dreamdust addicts, who in the late stages of their addiction became hollow shells of men, barely able to walk.

    Starman's Quest

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