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  • KIRK TAPED THE BUNDLE OF slick, semitransparent sheets of flimsiplast into a plastic sack, and turned back to watch Kellogg extracting the long, accordion-folded scroll which was extruding itself like some fastastic tongue from the fax machine.

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  • He returned to them, the flimsiplast of the translation falling in a long wave down from his narrow fingers, like some arcane proclamation of a world's doom.

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  • He lowered the flimsiplast and looked at his guests.

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  • The pigeonholes were unmarked, each containing a pile of faded flimsiplast scrolls and the newer fiches of translations.

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  • Trae tore off the pale green flimsiplast and returned to his guests.

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  • Better to perish smothered in fur than in flimsiplast. . .

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  • Even the heavier grades of flimsiplast are far less amenable to tidy sorting than actual paper.

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  • It had taken less than twenty-four hours for the Officers' Conference Room to take on the aspect of a combination lunchroom and library, with piles of faxed translations of the old Karsid intelligence reports, Library of Congress records on their long flimsiplast scrolls, faxed and photostated books interspersed with cups of dead coffee, candy wrappers, glasses of moxie that had long gone flat, and crumb-littered velfoam plates that Uhura had brought up from the mess hall as she came and went.

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