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  • A passageway, less than a hundred meters ahead, cut through the mother-tree core to an adjoining branch sector.

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  • With a jerk, the creaking mother-tree righted itself into a solidly vertical position.

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  • Pausing at the doorway through the mother-tree, Pattie looked back on the wounded they had assisted, feeling grateful that her exit was far less conspicuous than her entrance.

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  • Some organisms could decimate a mother-tree in a matter of weeks.

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  • The summary version is this: nothing looks good, for the mother-tree or for me.

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  • If a new virus or parasite had invaded the forest, the mother-tree might be vulnerable to assault.

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  • Whatever it is seems to have invaded the mother-tree without being noticed until the damage is too extensive to correct.

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  • Finally, a Green shell stood, interrupting the Planetary Council member, and said, “What do we do about the mother-tree?”

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  • A threat to the mother-tree was a collective threat to all life in the canopy, Nasat, tiny-leafed neophatra, or multi-winged avian.

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  • To a Nasat, the mother-tree represented all aspects of living: food, shelter, and protection.

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