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  • Of course, never do they actually cut their OWN budgets, or cut tax breaks and outright subsidies to the few politically connected industries that use the geir insider connections to squeeze money from the public and squeeze out competition from small an medium-size businesses!

    Phil Gramm- the 'Brains' behind John McCain's Economic Policy!

  • The geir brought the soul, imprisoned in an ornate box, to the Cathedral, where the Kenkari set it loose among the other souls held in the garden.

    The Seventh Gate

  • The geir is sworn to one duty and that is the safekeeping of Your Imperial Majesty's soul.

    The Hand of Chaos

  • He saw the signs of fear in this geir, as he had seen the same signs in too many other weesham of late.

    The Hand of Chaos

  • The Keeper said as much, when'the ritual ended-he admitted the geir into the cathedral, shut the crystal door behind her.

    The Hand of Chaos

  • The Keeper solemnly and slowly opened the door, met the geir with grave mien, forced her to go through the ritual proceedings before she was permitted entry.

    The Hand of Chaos

  • At this time, the geir are assigned to their charges, usually members of their own clans.

    The Hand of Chaos

  • The Kenkari was accustomed to weesham-or geir, as they were less formally but more appropriately known*-arriving in various stages of grief.

    The Hand of Chaos

  • What the geir were doing with the souls they collected now was a subject of whispered speculation, though not at the dinner table.

    The Hand of Chaos

  • * The geir never leave their charges, but remain at their sides, day and night, in case death should take them.

    The Hand of Chaos


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