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  • Like others in his trade, he was fed up with the aridity of American polities and had found himself powerfully drawn to the raw, up-from-under energy of the Perot movement; he had never seen anything quite like it.


  • She didn't do anything to help, standing hipshot, chin down, one thumb hooked into her belt, staring at Liam with an up-from-under look designed to smelt steel.

    Fire and Ice


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