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Tario's long suggestions had at last prevailed, and Kar Komak had become a reality in the world of men; but my harness and my weapons had faded away with my fellows, leaving me naked and unarmed in a hostile country far from Lothar.
Perhaps my appalling vision of a ship floating with a dead crew would become a reality for the discovery weeks afterward by some horror-stricken mariners.
According to a variety of industry analysis firms, including Yankee Group and Forrester Research, between $400-$600 billion per year, and 3 billion work hours per year, would be injected into the economy during the next decade if universal broadband were to become a reality.