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.¨@.¨...@.    -which~ snakes they would be - the    @,¤§§£,§,.
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¤@,&,.&££#    and many will take you on pro bono    §.,£¨#¨¤#¨
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£&,§¨§¨.@¨ easy to be.) the problem is finding one. .¤¨,¤¨..&.
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&,,,,@,#., \ often a recursive  matter. you will  = .£#£.¨£.¨¨
£¤,,¨@¤£§. : meet many times as you  fall deeper, * .&¨¨¤¨#§.,
@¨£.,#,.¨# ;  once  per stage, the snake  taking   @£#,§#¤¨#,
#@§¤,¤§¨¨§ : various forms in succession (stream, ^ §¨,&#,,@#§
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.¨.¨£,##&# \  thunder).  you  must   repeat  all  * ,¨¤&@#££§.
,¨..§¤@¨¨, * pleasantries each time as if you've  ; ,.#..¨..,£
§¨,.&¨.&¨, / never before met (although the snake  ,¨&&¨¨.,,&
¨#.¨§&.&@¨ : may choose to address you  as an old  .¨@,§¨¨,,¤
£#§,§,&&.& ; friend,  follow  their lead  if so). ^ .¨#¤&@¨¨,@
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.£,§@¨¨#,#   they have something to do with water,  £,,,£,#.##
&§@@¨#.£#£  some close relation to it. i've yet to  ,¤..&£#§#.
¤¨,¨##&£¨.    uncover what this is. but you might   #§¤.¤...¨&
.¤.¨&,..§,   have a higher chance of finding one    @¨¨#@&¨,.£
#£@.@£¨.&§       close to a river or lake...?       §#,£,.¤..§
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¨£,£§£,,.,   with caves or "the world beneath the   ¤.¨@¨#¨#@,
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