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  • The Cata-clysm had caused less physical damage to their castle near the High Clerist's Tower than the social aftershocks to their finances.

    The Black Wing

  • There hasn't been a trade route through there since before the Cata - clysm, and even then it was chancy.

    The Gates of Thorbardin

  • In the more than three centuries since the great Cata - clysm that had forever changed the continent of Ansa - lon, the dwarves of Thorbardin had mostly abandoned the manning of Northgate.

    The Gates of Thorbardin

  • No, meerkimos have been extinct since before the Cata - clysm.

    Kendermore

  • How could he have been responsible for the Cata - clysm?

    Time of the Twins

  • The young woman - she was in her mid-twenties - had been raised on stories of how the gods had inflicted the Cata - clysm upon Krynn, hurling down the fiery mountain that rent the lands asunder and plunged the holy city of Istar into the Blood Sea.

    Time of the Twins

  • Cata - clysm ... that odd word that had been used in the letter.

    Time of the Twins

  • There had been a great subsidence, an earth shock, perhaps, tilting downward all that side -- the echo, little doubt, of that cata-clysm which had blasted the Dweller's lair!

    The Moon Pool

  • (peopled by the survivors of one of the cataclysms which occur periodically through human history), which has retained from the period prior to the cata - clysm certain rudimentary arts (weaving and pottery) and social institutions (the patriarchal family) but lost all the rest.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • "The warrens of Zhakar are an extensive network of caves and caverns, mostly dating back before the Cata-clysm.

    Emperor of Ansalon

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  • as in cata-clysm

    January 10, 2009