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  • Bringing depression out into the open worsened the ripper's emotional dilemmas, but it did grant him one important insight: many were no better off than he.

    An East Wind Coming

  • Its light was incredibly bright, but it did not hurt the ripper's eyes; he had expected to be temporarily blinded at the very least.

    An East Wind Coming

  • The ripper's hazy eyes widened until he could not focus clearly or for very long upon the tatterdemalion, as if he could transfer the blur he had become upon the creature (he could not conceive of him as a godlike man) and thus achieve some of the objectivity required for him to act correctly while under the onslaught of this unexpected complication.

    An East Wind Coming

  • The object moved backward so it could pummel the ripper's kidneys.

    An East Wind Coming

  • Contrary to the ripper's expectations, the op did not fall over.

    An East Wind Coming

  • In this case the matter was simplified by the ripper's intelligence being quite first-rate, so that it was unnecessary to make any allowance for the personal equation, as the astronomers have dubbed it.

    An East Wind Coming

  • At first the consulting detective had been taken aback by the intensity of the ripper's hatred, but now he had regained his composure, and he returned the ripper's hazy stare with equal rigidity.

    An East Wind Coming

  • When the consulting detective and I heard the ultrasonic scream, we were of course alerted to the possibility that it might have been the ripper's.

    An East Wind Coming

  • Blood flowed from the ripper's nose and his lower lip; he tasted the blood gradually ebbing from the gums around his front teeth.

    An East Wind Coming

  • It landed hard at the ripper's feet, in a puddle which extinguished most of the flame.

    An East Wind Coming

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