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Imaginations of social dumping are played off against imaginations of social protectionism in a threatful up-coming scenario.
Elena and I hired a driver to pilot us along the lunar landscape; this was well before the Taliban controlled the countryside, but even so it seemed threatful and fierce: steep-pitched gorges, boulderstrewn hills, no water one could see.
And as for that we'll see about that, fear no such threatful muttering under the weather, either.
It will be there, musing, quiet, steadfast, not fading and not particularly threatful, but of itself alone serene, of itself alone triumphant.