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,,,,,,,~=\  A SECRET ROUNDABOUT: IN WHAT USED TO BE \=~,,,,,,,
,,,,,,~=\* BRAZIL OR CHINA. FENCED IN, SECLUDED BY  *\=~,,,,,,
,,,,,~=\*£  SPECIAL PLANTS GROWING UNUSUALLY TALL.  £*\=~,,,,,
,,,,~=\*£§    SPELLED IN BY PURPOSEFUL SYMMETRY,    §£*\=~,,,,
,,,~=\*£§£     ROADS LIKE SYMBOLS, ALIGNED WITH     £§£*\=~,,,
,,~=\*£§£#  LEY LINES. DIALED IN WITH WELL-ROUNDED  #£§£*\=~,,
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,,,,,~=\*£    A DANGEROUS GAME: THE ROUNDABOUT IS   £*\=~,,,,,
,,,,,,~=\*  IMPORTANT TO SOME LARGE CONSTELLATION   *\=~,,,,,,
,,,,,,,~=\       OF INTENTS AND BUREAUCRACIES.      \=~,,,,,,,
,,,,,,,,~= GOVERNMENTS AND COMPANIES ARE CREATURES  =~,,,,,,,,
,,,,,,,,,~     IN A WAY. YET PEOPLE SNEAK SMALL     ~,,,,,,,,,
,,,,,,,,~=   BETWEEN THEIR CLAWS, AND HIDE IN THE   =~,,,,,,,,
,,,,,,,~=\    ROADSIDE BUSHES. THEY WAIT THERE.     \=~,,,,,,,
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,,,,,~=\*£   VEHICLES APPROACH; THE GAME IS ON -    £*\=~,,,,,
,,,,~=\*£§   QUICKLY THE PEOPLE ASSEMBLE IN WELL    §£*\=~,,,,
,,,~=\*£§£ PRACTICED GEOMETRIES. THEIR BODIES MAKE  £§£*\=~,,,
,,~=\*£§£#  COUNTER-SPELLS ON THE ASPHALT. TRAFFIC  #£§£*\=~,,
,~=\*£§£##   IS INSTANTLY DIVERTED, FLOWS IN SICK   ##£§£*\=~,
,,~=\*£§£#  WAYS, LIKE DOGS LET LOOSE. SYMMETRY IS  #£§£*\=~,,
,,,~=\*£§£                  LOST.                   £§£*\=~,,,
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,,,,,~=\*£  CARS ARE EJECTED INTO THE GREENS. SHIPS £*\=~,,,,,
,,,,,,~=\*     COLLIDE. THERE ARE MANY KINDS OF     *\=~,,,,,,
,,,,,,,~=\      CASUALTIES, ON BOTH SIDES. THE      \=~,,,,,,,
,,,,,,,,~=    SPELLMAKERS WILL NOT COME HOME. IT    =~,,,,,,,,
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,,,,,,,,~=  IT, BUT THE CAUSE IS JUST. I SNEAK BACK =~,,,,,,,,
,,,,,,,~=\      OVER THE FENSE, HEADING SOUTH.      \=~,,,,,,,
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