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  • Ben never wore a lab coat before the discarnation.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • "But why did Prince Jirzyn order our discarnation?"

    Last Enemy

  • We've been hiding there since immediately after the discarnation feast of the Lord

    Last Enemy

  • He was not afraid of death -- none of the Akor-Neb people were; their language contained no word to express the concept of total and final extinction -- and discarnation by gunshot was almost entirely painless.

    Last Enemy

  • "This belief in immediate reincarnation leads the Statisticalists, when they fight duels or perform voluntary discarnation, to do so in the neighborhood of maternity hospitals," he added.

    Last Enemy

  • Isn't that worth the temporary discarnation of a lot of ward-heelers and plug-uglies, or even a few decent types like Dirzed and Olirzon?

    Last Enemy

  • "My father had been considering voluntary discarnation for a long time," Girzon of Roxor said.

    Last Enemy

  • They both went into hiding after the discarnation feast of Garnon of Roxor, to escape the enmity of the Statisticalists.

    Last Enemy

  • The voluntary discarnation was just a routine social event, it seems, but the communication caused quite an uproar, and rated top place on the System-wide newscasts, and started a storm of controversy.

    Last Enemy

  • "Your former colleagues and fellow-party-members are regrettably given to the forcible discarnation of those who differ with them."

    Last Enemy

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  • Because of it, the process of my academic discarnation reached its ultimate stage. The last vestiges of human interconnection were severed, for I not only vanished physically from the lecture hall but had my entire course taped so as to be funneled through the College Closed Circuit into the rooms of head-phoned students.

    --Vladimir Nabokov, 1974, Look at the Harlequins!‎ p. 194

    June 13, 2009