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  • Recently, a little rat-man has been hiding in our bathroom, popping up in all sorts of outrageous places.

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  • He said that the rat-man was responsible for the killing.

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  • About that we shall see, the rat-man said, not unkindly.

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  • The rat-man wished her good luck, and once again she was alone.

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  • The rat-man tapped his tooth again for a long moment.

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  • "You and I" -- the rat-man shrugged -- "just had tough luck, and so here we are in court."

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  • His thought went back to his fellow criminal, the rat-man, who had been impelled to steal when he learned that the hyena leaders were driven that extra hundred yards to their front doors.

    The Battle of Forever

  • When that was done, and Modyun had taken time to glance at the face of the person who had been sentenced and was now departing -- it was an expressionless countenance, reminiscent of a crocodile, or at least of a reptile of some kind, and told him nothing -- he returned his attention to the rat-man, and said, "How did they catch you?"

    The Battle of Forever

  • They stood, the two of them, the tall, powerful human, and the tall, somewhat thinner rat-man ... stood there in that glittering marble hallway of the courtroom building back on Earth, as Modyun explained that a philosophy was a permanent reason.

    The Battle of Forever

  • The rat-man directly in front of Modyun shook his head and whispered, "Boy, that sure must have been a heavy sentence."

    The Battle of Forever

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