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  • It was the earthquake.
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  • It is a beautiful place.
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  • The fire snapped as it grew.
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  • "How does it taste?" asked the Wizard.
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  • It is the cross I have to bear.
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  • I only hope it wasn't poison.
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  • It was the first money that he had ever had.
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  • What a big family it was!
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  • "Isn't it funny?" she said.
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  • It only wuined our farming!
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  • It is the Valley of Voe.
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  • It was a stupid question, of course.
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  • It's hard to explain.
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  • It was no small decision for her.
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  • It was Alex and Morino.
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  • It was a good thing they were going home tomorrow.
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  • I want to be part of this - whatever it is.
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  • "It is very strange," said he, soberly.
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  • (He was well acquainted with the senator, but thought it necessary on this occasion to address him formally.)
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  • It was the first time she thought of Katie that way.
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  • It was disrespectful of me.
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  • He took the hat and examined it carefully, returning it afterward to the Wizard.
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  • Once the fire of passion was gone, it was embarrassing.
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  • Destiny followed her and Carmen pulled the chair beside her out so she could crawl into it.
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  • Why hadn't they tried it before?
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  • Although the issue was not discussed, it was far from out of her mind.
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  • Besides, I've spent enough of his money on it already.
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  • It was a hot afternoon, and she had thrown a light cotton sundress over her swimsuit.
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  • It should be ready now.
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  • Maybe it was anger that prompted him to make the remark about her spending his money, but he never apologized about it specifically.
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  • Actually, I would have thought it was a lot more - but then, he did pay cash for the house and clinic.
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  • Carmen picked up a potato and started pealing it.
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  • The way I heard it, Grandma & Grandpa Barret were rolling in money and Dad wasn't up to their standards... financially.
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  • He wasn't opposed to having it, but he insisted on sharing it in fair business - and with his wife, more or less.
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  • Considering her own feelings about Alex, and the fact that he was a lot like his father, it wasn't hard to imagine that his mother never got over Señor Medena.
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  • It really ticked Alex off.
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  • Since his current office was directly across from their bedroom, it seemed a better place for babies that Alex said could be born early.
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  • The big question was how to end it.
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  • It was totally out of character for her.
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  • She jumped up and gasped in horror as it slid forward.
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  • He reached out and took one of her curls in his big hand and studied it.
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  • Oh, what a pretty sound it made!
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  • I don't see why it matters.
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  • Again it struck her how much they were alike.
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  • It wasn't a question, but a flat statement.
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  • I'm sure that had a lot to do with it - that and the connections.
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  • "I wonder if Alex reminded me it was his money because he thinks I spend it unwisely," Carmen mused aloud.
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  • Considering the information Katie had just disclosed, it wasn't surprising that he wanted to be in control - or that he had chosen a wife who asked few questions.
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  • Maybe it caught up with him.
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  • None of it made sense.
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  • I should have been checking it.
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  • It happened about twenty minutes ago.
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  • It was a sobering reminder that a bear had been on this spot – possibly only minutes earlier.
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  • It would be an excellent opportunity to get out of this house with its unpleasant memories.
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  • It sounded like a good chance to get away from this house and the memories for a while.
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  • By the time I got it from the car, it was down to one bar.
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  • At least, it isn't as wrong as some other things.
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  • The cavern did not come to an end, as they had expected it would, but slanted upward through the great glass mountain, running in a direction that promised to lead them to the side opposite the Mangaboo country.
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  • If God thought it was wrong, nothing we could have done would have been successful.
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  • He was right, to a degree It isn't the past that I'm pitching you, Alex.
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  • He'd be following shortly, trying to make it look like he was the injured party.
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  • It was a sobering and unpleasant question.
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  • It was the perfect opportunity to talk to Alex about their finances.
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  • Katie piled the potatoes in another pan and picked it up, along with the knife and a bag of peals.
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  • In fact, he had a strong respect for the security it could provide.
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  • As for buying a child - was it so different from what they were doing?
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  • She finished pealing the potato and threw it into the pan before continuing.
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  • If she was, I didn't know about it.
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  • But then, she admitted to loving him at one time, so it's not hard to believe she still felt something for him.
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  • Maybe they had inherited or learned it from their mother, not his father.
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  • Was it because he thought she wouldn't?
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  • Some of it came from life insurance.
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  • Alex won't spend it.
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  • I heard they had the airport cleared for flights now that it's stopped snowing.
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  • If he was coming down with a cold, he needed rest - and Destiny didn't need to be exposed to it.
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  • Carmen woke to a crackling sound and sat up, trying to identify it.
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  • To her horror, she discovered it was Destiny breathing.
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  • She backed out of the tent and tucked it under the mattress.
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  • Destiny's eyes lit up when she saw it.
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  • Carmen handed Destiny the doll and she wrapped it in her arms.
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  • She lay down, hugging it.
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  • For the first time, it crossed Carmen's mind that he was kind of cute.
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  • Where it is written how we are to make a child?
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  • It must have been a smorgasbord.
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  • I don't know why she didn't ask for it before - or why she didn't tell me about the baby.
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  • As soon as she said it she wished she could take it back.
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  • If Dulce had a boyfriend, no one had mentioned it.
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  • Of course it was the same.
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  • It wasn't jealousy that troubled him.
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  • It was the first time she had even looked at it since the wreck.
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  • She should be looking for a replacement vehicle, but having another car in the garage would only be a reminder that there was no one left to drive it.
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  • It poised for a moment and then took a dive off the cliff.
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  • It just started rocking and then went over the edge.
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  • Yeah, you could get to it, but it would take a while, and you'd be subjecting yourself to thorns, ticks, snakes and about ten miles of the roughest country you can imagine.
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  • "It was already off the cliff when I got there," he called.
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  • It looks like I'll have to accept your invitation to spend the night, but I'll pay you as soon as I get my things.
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  • "It's nice to meet you, too, Tammy," Lisa said.
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  • He picked up a newspaper and snapped it open, his attention instantly captured by something he found in its crinkled pages.
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  • It had taken more than an hour to get to school on the bus, making any after-school activities rare.
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  • Yeah, but will it work up there?
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  • I cannot stand it here.
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  • It was nearly midnight by the time they left.
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  • It is not a sin to want your child.
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  • If it wasn't Dulce, then who?
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  • When it came back to her face, a slow smile erased the creases between his brows.
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  • A newspaper with Allen's picture on it lay opened on the coffee table.
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  • It ached in places there couldn't be muscles.
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  • It was a wicked thought.
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  • It's just a car.
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  • The stored tears continued to flow and the sobs wracked her body, robbing it of the ability to speak – barely allowing a breath to be drawn.
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  • She handed it to Connie, describing the entrance and house.
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  • Well, it's good that you're getting to be yourself again.
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  • I don't want you to give that number to anyone unless it's an emergency, you understand?
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  • Is it all right if I call Lisa now and then to see how she's doing?
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  • It was all so fast that she didn't have time to think.
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  • She looked away; wishing Connie hadn't brought it to her attention.
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  • Maybe it was as Giddon had feared.
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  • Somehow I get the idea that you will find it harder to be idle than working.
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  • It didn't take long for Lisa to adjust to her new job.
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  • Connie immediately assured her that the Giddon's wouldn't be shelling out the money if they didn't think she was earning it.
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  • Maybe it was the intrigue, or maybe it was that gut feeling that something wasn't as it appeared.
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  • What the Giddons did on their own land was their business, yet it left her feeling uncomfortable.
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  • It was on one of those occasions that Lisa made her first perplexing discovery.
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  • "Like spun gold," he said softly tossing it across her shoulder, where it poised and then bounced down her back.
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  • A smile was plastered on his dark face, but it didn't reach the smoldering eyes.
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  • More than likely it was born of self-preservation.
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  • It was hard to picture him involved with anything illegal... but why?
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  • It even found its way into her writing.
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  • It's getting close to supper, so I'd better go in.
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  • If it was so dangerous out there in the woods, why did Giddon feel so safe?
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  • Only one reason came to mind - because it wasn't dangerous.
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  • It was simply a ruse to keep her from exploring that path and what lay beyond.
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  • It was one of her favorite artists, Andy Gordon.
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  • Walking so fast that it created a breeze that caught the loose hair hanging down her back, she turned her ankle slipping off her sandals.
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  • There was no point making an issue of it.
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  • It was so nice to be treated with such respect.
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  • Why don't you share it?
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  • It was too dark to see his expression, but it was obvious he was watching her.
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  • "It was nice, wasn't it?" he answered, reaching for her hand.
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  • The night air was chilly on her bare arms and she shivered involuntarily, annoyed at herself because it looked like an obvious ploy.
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  • The porcelain clock on the wall proclaimed the time as ten minutes until twelve, but it didn't seem that late.
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  • You never see it coming.
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  • You just have to act like you already know it.
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  • The chuckle was as welcome as it was unexpected.
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  • Not until next month – and it's 26.
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  • At least it was still sealed and it was from Connie.
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  • It would be best to contact Connie tomorrow and tell her not to send mail.
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  • Judging by his expression, he probably thought it was provocative.
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  • She was an open book to him and he was obsessed with the idea of reading it.
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  • It was just a kiss.
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  • It is your affair, not mine.
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  • It was indicative of dissipation and the exercise of authority.
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  • Sure, but don't you get tired of it?
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  • Sometimes, but it's a long way to a restaurant and a lot of hassle to go.
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  • It's easier to simply fix something at home.
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  • Was it merely personality conflict or sibling rivalry?
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  • Was it a façade?
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  • Wouldn't it be wounded knowing he had been used to their advantage?
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  • Part of it was simply his nature - and that part was sweet and selfless.
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  • Consequently, it made more sense to submit to Alex than argue with him.
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  • It was a pleasant escape from the dust and noise of the building going on above them.
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  • The carpenters tried to keep the dust level down, but it was impossible to avoid all of it.
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  • Carmen took her to the doctor, but he said there was no cure for the common cold and not to worry about it.
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  • It's been almost a week and she hasn't been coughing today.
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  • Is it that bad?
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  • Carmen grabbed the thermometer from the counter and gave it to him.
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  • It seemed like hours in the emergency room before the diagnosis.
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  • Alex patiently consoled and distracted her while the nurse taped a padded board to her hand and wrist so she couldn't move it.
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  • She has to talk to father about it and she will call back later this morning to let me know when she will be here.
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  • Sleep seemed unlikely, but it must have happened shortly after her head hit the pillow.
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  • It was almost three O'clock in the afternoon and her stomach was screaming for something to eat.
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  • It felt strange to have only the two of them at the table.
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  • "Good afternoon," Carmen responded, punctuating it with a quick kiss on his lips.
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  • Someone from the church or clinic must have been by and brought it for Alex.
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  • She'd buy the pizza and have it delivered if they would bring her some.
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  • Alex said it might not have made any difference, and reminded her that she needed to think positive.
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  • With it came a host of nightmares.
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  • It was only two thirty in the afternoon, but she didn't want to go back to sleep.
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  • It's supposed to snow tonight.
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  • No, if one of us has to get snowed in up here, I'd rather it was me.
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  • The snow started shortly after they left and the wind blew it horizontal.
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  • Morning dawned on about three inches of snowfall and it was still coming down.
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  • It's been almost a week.
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  • There was no good way to say it, so she might as well get to the facts.
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  • Katie would call it controlling.
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  • It seemed like forever.
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  • It was much easier to sleep with his protective arm around her waist.
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  • It rang three times and then Jonathan answered.
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  • It was the middle of the day, and Alex never took a nap.
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  • Well, it's nice to know where I stand.
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  • As proud as she was of Jonathan, it was Alex who stayed on her mind for a long time after the phone call.
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  • He was rarely sick, and even then it was hard to get him to go to bed.
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  • It didn't need another rinse, but she needed the time to contemplate before saying something she might regret.
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  • He had crossed it.
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  • She wiped the pot with a dishtowel and carefully placed it on the coffee maker.
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  • He knew exactly what he wanted and I told him we would buy it for him.
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  • Maybe he knew it would do no good.
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  • Sealing the letter, she took a stamp from her purse and placed it on the envelope.
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  • Standing at the mailbox, it occurred to her that the red flag would be exactly that for Yancey.
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  • They had talked in front of her, so it couldn't be what she thought.
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  • Obviously it wasn't her daughter.
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  • It was as if she were talking about someone she didn't know.
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  • Giddon had barely left the yard on Diablo and Lisa instantly recognized it as a chance to investigate the building.
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  • It's almost dry and I hate it when it gets all wrinkled.
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  • Suit yourself, but personally, I think it would be good for you to get out a little.
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  • I like it here.
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  • It was hard to tell, but there were no trees ahead, so it must be the clearing.
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  • It was now or never.
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  • It was a stupid move to walk blindly through such wild country.
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  • If it was a bear, she was in a terrible predicament.
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  • She couldn't outrun it - in any condition, and it could climb a tree as fast as she could.
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  • What was it she had heard about bear attacks?
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  • It was best to lie down and play dead?
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  • He already knew she was here, and it wasn't as though she could run and hide.
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  • I hurt my ankle and I can't walk on it.
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  • I don't think it's broken.
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  • Sit down and let me look at it.
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  • She complied and he examined her ankle, twisting it until she winced.
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  • "It doesn't appear to be broken," he concluded in a monotone, "But we should take you to a doctor, just to be sure."
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  • Didn't I tell you it was dangerous to be alone?
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  • You really need to have it X-rayed.
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  • It'll be all right.
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  • His big hands were surprisingly gentle as he wrapped her foot and secured it with tiny safety pins.
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  • Maybe he was merely angry because she had gone wandering in the woods after he had warned her against it.
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  • And what would you have done if it had been a bear?
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  • I didn't think about how it might affect you if I got hurt out there.
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  • It ignited a fire in his eyes as well.
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  • She could feel it in his soft kisses on her neck, in the way he whispered her name.
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  • When the kitchen door opened suddenly, they jerked apart and turned guilty faces to Sarah, whose expression made it clear she had seen and comprehended their actions.
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  • Anyway, I was lucky it was a low cliff and that Yancey found me before a bear did.
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  • I stay here at the house where it's safe.
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  • She stayed around the house, propping her foot up whenever she sat down, and by evening it was only a little sore.
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  • By the next day she was ready to resume her normal activities, but Sarah insisted it was Saturday and she should take some time to enjoy herself.
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  • It must have been terrible for Yancey.
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  • He took it harder than I thought he would, but being able to keep Tammy took the edge off it.
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  • Of course, it would be simple to say she died in childbirth.
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  • If it had been anyone else, I would have accepted that, but she liked to control people.
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  • I should have stayed out of it.
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  • It would be different with his wife.
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  • Sarah's smile broadened until it crinkled her eyes.
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  • He's trying to change, but it isn't easy.
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  • Every time he lashes out at you and gets his nails clipped in the process, it erases a little more of that fear.
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  • Still, if she could get into that building and find out, it might ease her mind.
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  • It's so beautiful out here.
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  • But just remember, it's the country that I'm interested in exploring.
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  • I think you might find it interesting.
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  • Who would see it?
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  • Lisa tapped Yancey's shoulder and pointed at it.
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  • Do you suppose this is what it looked like when the first settlers found it?
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  • Yes, I'm enjoying it.
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  • By the time you count the hills, hollows and turns, it's closer to ten.
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  • It was both relaxing and exciting.
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  • I just don't think it's a good idea for us to be out here alone.
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  • Somehow it seemed contrary to his character - any of them.
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  • Would you like to come take a look at it?
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  • It's a nice one, low mileage and looks to be in excellent condition.
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  • The owner is selling it because he bought a truck.
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  • I saw it in the paper yesterday and thought since I had Saturday off, I'd come out and look at it for you.
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  • It's a long story.
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  • It seems you may be romantically involved with this man.
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  • His observance was not only dead-on, it was disturbing.
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  • It's nice to hear you laugh.
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  • "Whatever makes you happy – I'm for it," he said with a sigh.
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  • That's it over there.
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  • "It" was a late model blue Toyota Camry.
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  • "I like it," she said instantly.
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  • I wondered why you asked me to look for it.
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  • It was selfish enough to be embarrassing.
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  • "You don't like it," he said.
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  • I want to buy it.
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  • It wasn't a lie.
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  • "Are you sure you liked it?" he asked.
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  • It's not too late to change your mind.
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  • It's as simple as that.
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  • It was time to stand on her own two feet.
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  • If Howard had not been able to find anything on Yancey, it was probably because there was nothing to tell.
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  • I know the score and it's my choice.
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  • I decided to buy it.
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  • Nope. It was because he's such a sweet guy.
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  • So what difference did it make who came up with the idea as long as it was a good one?
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  • I only meant it would be good to get out of the house, no matter what we went to see.
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  • It looked cool and casual, but not provocative.
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  • Unbraiding her hair she brushed it.
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  • The braids not only held it out of her eyes, but thinned the bottom part down enough that it would lay loose across her shoulders and down her back without frizzing.
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  • If she needed any reassurance about her appearance, it was immediately supplied by Yancey's reaction when she entered the family room.
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  • It was a few minutes before she became aware that Yancey was watching her.
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  • Was it her imagination, or was it the man who drove the black car?
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  • It was the same man, she was sure of it.
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  • If this was love, it was certainly a dangerous love.
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  • It was her turn to do some studying.
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  • It simply happened that they were attracted to each other.
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  • If Len was right, it might be a lifetime of hiding.
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  • It sounds good, but I'm supposed to meet Connie at noon.
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  • You didn't tell us it was her birthday.
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  • "Yancey," he corrected, "and I didn't know it was a secret."
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  • It wasn't a secret.
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  • It wasn't the kiss that bothered her so much.
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  • It was the deception.
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  • Why shouldn't it have happened?
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  • Because it was unprofessional.
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  • It's our home and you're more than a sitter or maid to all of us.
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  • His somber gaze was alluring – probably because he was unaware of how attractive it was.
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  • For a moment she wanted to retract the part about being entertainment, but when he spoke she realized it might have been exactly what she needed to say.
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  • It's just that I got derailed and I need to get on track.
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  • It was pure consolation.
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  • Since you asked, I'm getting it today.
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  • Connie is taking me by to pick it up.
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  • He waved as he turned it around to leave.
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  • It always came back to that.
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  • Didn't he know that the more he didn't want her to see it, the more she wanted to see what it was?
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  • It was hard to believe he didn't know.
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  • Was it merely another game he was playing with her mind?
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  • She felt the attention before she actually saw it.
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  • It's an easy job, like I expected.
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  • I guess if he thought it was any of my business, he'd tell me.
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  • I guess when you put it that way...
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  • Alright. I'll let it go – for now.
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  • No. I'm not saying it didn't happen, but I don't remember.
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  • I don't know why I didn't think of it.
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  • Of course it never crossed your mind.
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  • I'll tell Howard to get everything together and you can drop by to pick it up next week.
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  • I haven't dreamed about it for a week.
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  • I didn't want to think about it.
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  • When you start seeing Nick... that way, try to replace it with a warm family moment.
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  • I can't believe that it's healthy to push them from your mind altogether.
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  • It did work this morning.
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  • Maybe it would help her remember who she was.
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  • It was the mystery surrounding the family that kept her mind occupied – and Yancey.
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  • It was a foolish thing to say.
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  • Well, whatever it is, it probably won't go down too well with Howard or Len.
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  • It's good to have someone to talk to.
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  • It's good to be able to listen.
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  • It was Yancey standing outside that shop, and with him were the man from the building and Allen.
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  • It rang several times and then switched over for her to leave a message.
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  • Maybe she could act like she didn't notice it was him.
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  • Hopefully, her smile wasn't as strained as it felt.
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  • Maybe it would hurt Sarah's feelings less if she simply told the truth.
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  • He walked around it and then leaned down to look in the window.
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  • Still looking back at it, he started for the house.
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  • Of course, it could happen, but it simply didn't fit his character.
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  • If Yancey had noticed her earlier or was troubled by it, he gave no indication.
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  • But then, it was like him not to reveal his thoughts or concerns – unless the mood hit him.
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  • It was time to test her freedom and go for that walk.
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  • It doesn't matter to me.
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  • She had tested her freedom and found it still intact – to a degree.
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  • And so it was that she decided to go in the opposite direction.
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  • It was likely a deer trail.
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  • It was Yancey, clad in boots, Jeans and a light blue polo shirt.
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  • It sounded more like something a woman would think of.
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  • Maybe he didn't like to walk, but he was certainly good at it – and capable of stealth.
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  • After examining a rock for ants or other insects, she leaned against it, drawing in the clean smell of the forest.
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  • It's a long way down.
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  • Do you miss it?
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  • If he was trying to prevent her from escaping, he was doing a poor job of it.
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  • A touch of humor flashed in those blue pools, and then it was gone.
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  • It was a soft kiss, not demanding but more inquisitive.
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  • Now that wasn't so bad, was it?
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  • You wouldn't have thought it was so exciting if he had turned on you.
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  • That's why you don't wander in the woods, isn't it?
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  • Suppressing the urge to laugh wasn't easy, but she managed it.
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  • Come on, I think you've seen enough to convince yourself that I have a valid point when I say it's dangerous to wander in the woods.
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  • What was it about them that drew her too them?
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  • So, was it the money that attracted her?
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  • Even as she thought it, she knew it wasn't true.
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  • I think it's something about my body chemistry that they don't like.
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  • Maybe it was because Allen was younger, or because Yancey had a child.
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  • Was it because of an ongoing investigation?
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  • She had done it with Allen and she had done it with her family.
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  • From now on, I think it's best you stay around the house.
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  • It wasn't something that could be denied.
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  • Now it was no longer a possibility.
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  • It was a plan.
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  • Either he hadn't seen her or he preferred not to mention it.
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  • "It's for you," he stated sourly.
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  • When she reached for the receiver, he released it reluctantly and then lounged against the wall where he could hear her conversation.
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  • He was in his chair, trying to control his curiosity, but she couldn't let it rest at that.
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  • What's it to you?
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  • Yes, I heard you talking on it.
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  • Why did you hide it from me?
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  • You don't know why you hid it, or you don't know if you're afraid of me?
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  • Well, it doesn't look like you're all that scared of me right now.
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  • She simply wasn't looking at it – or maybe for it.
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  • Closing it behind her, she moved into the cool moist air.
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  • It was a perfect evening... until something slithered across her foot.
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  • Yancey expertly caught the head of the serpent between the forks of a stick and bent over to pick it up.
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  • She shuddered as he lifted it high and examined it.
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  • It's just a black snake.
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  • A soft breeze carried a faint familiar odor, but it was gone before she could identify it.
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  • It was something she had smelled at the University ... but when and where?
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  • Could it have been Marijuana?
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  • It might have been something she would suspect if she had ever seen him in the pool.
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  • It was hard to believe this jovial man was the same angry man she had faced earlier that night.
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  • It reminded her of an Arkansas weather joke she once heard.
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  • She had given him every reason to believe she was interested in him, so it wasn't too surprising.
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  • At first she thought it was Yancey, and then she realized it was Allen.
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  • I can get it.
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  • For a few minutes he sipped it in silence.
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  • Was it something I said last night?
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  • It wasn't something she wanted to talk about.
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  • It wasn't about you.
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  • More likely it stemmed from the fact that she had not gone to the house yet.
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  • It's a nice cool morning.
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  • She bent over and picked it up, discovering that it had a little white powder in the bottom.
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  • It had a sweet smell.
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  • She tucked it in her pocket.
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  • Today while she was in town, she'd ask Connie if she knew what it was.
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  • Asking Len might get better answers, but it also might get Yancey in trouble.
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  • If he was guilty, he probably deserved it, but is family didn't.
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  • And she still found it hard to believe he was guilty.
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  • It was getting late.
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  • Where does he keep it stashed?
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  • Get it through your head.
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  • It was several more minutes before she was able to take deep breaths – even longer before she was able to utter more than a strangled sound.
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  • It's a good thing I decided to come here first instead of go home.
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  • It was the passion of full arousal.
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  • It isn't what it looks like.
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  • That might be true, but none of it explained his kiss.
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  • And then it finally sank in.
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  • From the time they broke up, she knew it could come to this if he were left to his own devices.
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  • It was open, so I came in.
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  • I knew it when he caught you alone beside the pool.
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  • Yes, it does matter.
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  • So he thought it was all about Howard and a love interest.
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  • Hopefully, the why of it wouldn't come out until she could explore that building.
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  • Now that it was over, she was falling apart.
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  • Tell me how it happened.
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  • It wasn't true, and Len wasn't buying it, but he said nothing.
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  • Maybe he didn't realize how bad it was.
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  • No, a restraining order wouldn't stop him from finding me if he wanted to, and it might just make him mad enough to do something worse.
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  • He offered a hand and Len accepted it.
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  • It was something she hadn't thought of in that way.
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  • Yet Yancey had been frightened at the very thought of it.
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  • It took little urging to bring his mouth down to hers.
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  • It was intended as a short kiss, but it didn't work out that way.
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  • It was worth the trip.
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  • We can leave your car here and come after it tomorrow.
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  • It wasn't a relationship she had planned or wanted – until now.
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  • Now she wanted it more than life itself.
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  • It was up to her now.
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  • And yet, it had been her goal for over three years.
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  • Dropping it now would be like losing another friend.
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  • It was the last thing he would want.
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  • Hopefully her voice didn't sound as unsteady to him as it did to her.
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  • She opened the door and scrambled out, shutting it without another word.
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  • Let him explain all of it to his mother.
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  • It was a total mystery to her why Len and Howard couldn't light a fire in her the way Yancey did.
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  • It was simple enough to wander around outside, as if she were looking for something.
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  • Cautiously, she crept up to the door and peered around it, jerking her head back instinctively when she spotted Yancey unlocking a door to an inner office.
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  • The odor was strong, almost pungent, like... that was it, clay!
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  • It was either an original or an excellent copy, signed by Andy Gordon.
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  • Remembering the pictures on the walls in the house, she wondered if it was a forgery.
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  • You've got a good job as a middle man, but don't let it go to your head.
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  • It's all there, and thanks for the business.
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  • She turned it again, and this time put her weight against the door.
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  • It was bolted from the outside.
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  • She held her breath while she tugged at the window, letting it out in a sigh of relief when the sash lifted quietly.
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  • She unhooked the screen and pushed it out.
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  • There was no way to lock the screen, so she simply pushed it shut and started for the house.
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  • It was a risk that didn't pay off.
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  • Difficult as it was to believe he was involved in something like this, it was even harder to believe he had no interest in her.
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  • That's when she thought of it.
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  • His gaze dropped to her neck and he reached out, lifting her chin to examine it.
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  • Somehow it seemed such a small thing now.
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  • What she saw today was proof that she needed it close by.
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  • But he locked it before he left.
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  • She turned around and walked three steps before it hit her.
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  • He did it again.
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  • After several rings, it went to the message.
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  • It occurred to her that he might push her off it.
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  • She dug it out of her pocket and opened it.
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  • She described where it was.
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  • It's full of sculptures and paintings.
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  • I don't know what he's doing, but I think it's something illegal.
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  • It would be the perfect opportunity.
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  • Alright. We'll do it your way... but be careful.
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  • It wasn't easy to walk away from him – especially now.
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  • At the house, she turned her car around and parked so it faced the drive, ready to leave at a moment's notice.
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  • Fine, he could have it.
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  • It was all overwhelming.
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  • It was a heart-rending thought.
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  • She lifted the tiny hand and kissed it, tears filling her eyes again.
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  • She used the same suit cases when she came and she had the same clothes, but it didn't look like there was enough room to put it all in.
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  • Maybe one of those brown sacks in the laundry room would work, and she could put the pictures in with it.
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  • If she had asked about the building when we passed it, I might have figured she had never seen it, but she pretended she didn't notice.
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  • What was it he said that day in the mountains... a body could be lost in those hills forever?
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  • It was hard to believe sweet little Sarah would be involved with anything so sinister.
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  • His voice had an edge to it.
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  • She said it wasn't a good time, and it isn't.
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  • Once in her room, she slammed the door and locked it against him.
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  • It must have helped, at least to some degree, because when he spoke again outside her door, his voice was controlled.
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  • Whatever she couldn't get into it, she would simply have to leave behind.
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  • If you don't open this door I'm going to kick it open.
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  • "It's your door," she reminded him in a cool voice.
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