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The Machine Stops…

Written in 1909 I want this fact to sink in: 109 years ago, E.M. Forster sat down to write a science fiction short story. In it he envisioned a world of people living underground after ‘something’ makes living above ground … Continue reading

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Betty Shine: We All Shine On…

…like the moon and the stars and the sun Three nights ago, I had a dream in which someone wanted to prove what I was really about. He asked me to meet with Betty Shine and pay her £10 for … Continue reading

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Good Friday?

It’s that time of year again Rebirth of nature. Spring. Easter. Renewal of life. Resurrection. But, in order for new life to begin, an old life must die. That’s nature’s way. Somewhere along the way, the agony of crucifixion was … Continue reading

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MSS Back Story: Linda Langford

Linda is a young ingenue. She’s not a fully-fledged ‘terrorist’ like Judith, her best friend. She’s just along for the ride, and her association bring her in contact with the rest of ITS CLAWS. Linda is also a sweetheart. She … Continue reading

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MSS Back Story: Judith Jackman

To say that Judith is a man-hater would be an understatement. The impression she gives is that somewhere along the way, a man has taken advantage of her, sexually, socially or emotionally, and she’s duty bound to punish the rest … Continue reading

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MSS Back Story: Susan Franklin

Susan is King’s second in command of ITS CLAWS. Her house is their base of operations in Vancouver. It’s not a great place to live, but it keeps them under the radar, or at least that’s what they thought. Susan … Continue reading

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MSS Back Story: Christine King

Christine is an undercover operative. She is also the leader of a group of feminists called ITS CLAWS. These are not ordinary ‘terrorists’. They could be more closely identified with the Suffragette movement from the early 20th century: they’re authority … Continue reading

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