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  • In my defense, it's mostly because it's the only way I can spend time with some of my far-scattered friends, and running dungeons and raids with them at high levels is a lot like playing team sports with them.

    Kings and Kings

  • And thence far-scattered sweetness fills the plain:

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • There was only one, and probably all of the miners listened to it at least once a day; it was just about the only way these far-scattered and reclusive people could keep track of what was going on with the rest of the universe.

    The Wizard Of Karres

  • It shot off under field drive, diminished into remoteness, became one of several sparks that flitted far-scattered athwart the stars.

    Starfarers

  • Yes, that was also getting harder to do, repair facilities far-scattered and expensive.

    Starfarers

  • Fragments lay far-scattered, shallowly buried under the regolith.

    The Stars Are Also Fire

  • North and west the wind blew beneath early morning sun, over endless miles of rolling grass and far-scattered thickets, across the swift-flowing River Luan, past the broken-topped fang of Dragonmount, mountain of legend towering above the slow swells of the rolling plain, looming so high that clouds wreathed it less than halfway to the smoking peak.

    The Shadow Rising

  • Tovey at once ordered his far-scattered fleet to turn in their tracks and make for the North Sea.

    The Lonely Sea

  • It drowned the Spacewall itself'more web than wall, a net of far-scattered stations whose laser beams and patrol craft kept watch on the little-known infinities beyond, alert to guard the Plan of Man against vagrants from the Reefs, or such enemies as the Starchild.

    Starchild Omnibus

  • The change from their desert land, with its few and far-scattered oases, to this country where there was a douar at the end of every day's journey, was like a change from the country to the town.

    Morocco

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