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The only sound above our breathing was the sucking noise of our feet as we lifted them from the ooze of decaying flesh through which we crept.
As clearly as in the light of past events, he saw the defection of the favored unions, the rise and the slow decay of the labor castes, and the struggle between the decaying oligarchs and labor castes for control of the great governmental machine.
However even if the above is correct this could not be a complete explanation as we have to take into account a known distribution in the initial decaying particles which is the distribution in their mass.