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    When lowly tempt-pusher Amphora (formerly of Stairwell 7B North, before she Fell,) gets the notice that end times are nigh, she gleefully quits her job and cancels her Netflix subscription and takes her place among the legions of hell.

    This, it turns out, was a bad plan.

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    19 Jul 2019

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    Kissing, throughout history, changed connotations a lot. In the modern world, a kiss on the lips generally means sexual interest or intent, but like anything humans invented, it could be used as a joke, a goad, or a death sentence. Human gestures were lovely in that way. Completely indecipherable to anyone not familiar with the customs of the moment on Earth. This was how they got away with it.

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    09 Jul 2019

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    They'd given it a go once. Ages ago. And they'd both agreed it wasn't for them.

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    13 Jun 2019

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    Today, Sunday, there's a sense of rightness and quiet. Outside, he hears birdsong that reminds him of home. Rashid drops sugar cubes in each tiny glass bowl—refined white for Lapsang Souchong, demerara for Earl Grey—and readies the tea tray for delivery.

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    07 Jun 2019

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    On the second day of the rest of their lives, everything goes right to hell. Crowley spends a long time picking up the pieces, but it's not until twelve years later, in a little cottage in the South Downs, that the last one finally slides back into place.

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