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Dexter Palmer, The Dream of Perpetual Motion Quotes: In the moment when he died at my hand he had his own heart's desire—not the actual future, but a hope for the best possible future, one that he could not himself imagine.
         

In the moment when he died at my hand he had his own heart's desire—not the actual future, but a hope for the best possible future, one that he could not himself imagine.


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In the moment when he died at my hand he had his own heart's desire—not the actual future, but a hope for the best possible future, one that he could not himself imagine.
         



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I have already lost the knowledge of the word whose sound has the shape of a soul. But perhaps it's not too late. Come with me. Hurry now. We still have a chance to be young.



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And just as he said of me, the thing that his heart desired was not the thing that he professed to want.

And just as he said of me, the thing that his heart desired was not the thing that he professed to want.



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Think of it. Going to sleep and waking up later in a science fiction future. It'll be fantastic. The shock and the wonder of it.



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As an act of goodwill you must sacrifice all the futures you might have for the one that he designs for you.



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I truly do not know, and that unnameable feeling that comes with not knowing: it must be worse than grief. It must.




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That friend of hers has got to go, though. You're lucky you got stuck with that Dexter guy instead of





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