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The only thing Benji lacks more than ambition is luck. And his new job has to be the lowest of the low. But something is stirring in the zero-footprint economy of New St. Louis. And Benji’s about to find himself chin deep in the muck!

This story was originally published in the Hugo Award-nominated METAtropolis.

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Best story in METAtropolis

Of course, a few of them were drivel, but this story was outstanding, even on its own. Liked it so much I bought the stand alone version.

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"I don't think this means what you think it means!" 😱

5 stars is great.
4 stars is good.
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A little quote from "The Princess Bride" for John Scalzi. You Latin scholars may correct me if I err, but I don't think the Latin translates into "With swine you can use everything but the squeal." __________________
Otherwise interesting tale. ________________ 😱

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