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  • It started to fall, then began to pendulum back and forth without visible means of support until Morgan pressed a button and the spinnerette reeled it in with a gentle whirr.

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  • Well, he could always get another spinnerette, to replace the one now following the discarded battery back to earth; it was a small sacrifice for such an achievement.

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  • He released just enough filament from the spinnerette for the naked fibre to reach the bolt, and to pass around it; then he drew both ends tight - until he felt the loop catch in the thread.

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  • If he still had his faithful little spinnerette - but there would have been no way of getting it to the Tower.

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  • He dropped the spinnerette, and grabbed for the safety belt.

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  • Of course, he did not really believe in such things; he always had a perfectly logical reason for carrying the spinnerette around with him.

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  • The spinnerette took up little room, and weighed only a kilo.

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  • He picked up the fibre dispenser that he had used for so many demonstrations - the little spinnerette that, years ago, had allowed him to descend the face of Yakkagala.

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  • Now if they could find the spinnerette - but that would be a hopeless task ...

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  • I am expecting a certain propeller-spinnerette here shortly ... he won't be able to let this one go.

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