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  • Worn lengths of pika-pina cable were cut away and replaced with fresh.

    The Deluge Drivers

  • Gaps between undressed stones were chinked with smaller rocks and pebbles or stuffed with raw pika-pina.

    The Deluge Drivers

  • Spare clothing, extra pika-pina rigging, everything we've got.

    The Deluge Drivers

  • He waved at the ice sheet speeding past, the broad monotonous plain of pika-pina.

    The Deluge Drivers

  • Somehow the damaged starboard bow runner held, wrapped in enough tough pika-pina rope to rig another whole ship.

    The Deluge Drivers

  • Sails woven from pika-pina fabric began to unfurl.

    The Deluge Drivers

  • Camouflaged barriers of rock and lines of sharpened stakes appeared, tied together by cables of barbed pika-pina rope.

    Icerigger

  • "The pika-pina, " Hunnar had explained, -protects us from attack from the west, out of the wind.

    Icerigger

  • It would have been easier to gather pika-pina than cut trees, but that tough ground cover held far too much moisture to burn very well.

    Icerigger

  • From there it dropped in a long, gentle sweep to the ice and a great field of pika-pina.

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