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Unformatted text preview: has blue eyes. He has very black LASHER hair. I told you that already. His skin is very pale, and kind of beautiful. At least it was then." "Like the skin of an infant," said Aaron softly. "And all of you are trying to tell me," said Ryan nervously, anx- iously, "that this is not a human being?" "We're talking science, man," said Aaron, "not voodoo. This is a creature, so to speak, of flesh and blood. But its genetic blueprint is not human." "Larkin told you that." "Well, more or less," said Aaron. "Let's say I picked up the message from him." "Ghosts, spirits and creatures," Ryan said. It was as though the wax he was made of was beginning to melt altogether. "Come on, Dad, take it easy," said Pierce, and for the moment sounded like the elder. "Gifford told me that she thought the man had come through," Ryan said. "It was the last conversation I ever had with my wife and she said . . ." He stopped. Silence. &q...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2010 for the course WRITING 220.200 taught by Professor Julie during the Spring '10 term at Johns Hopkins.
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