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Old 07-28-2007, 11:55 AM   #11
Marcus Bales
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galactagogue - the sentient being who balances galaxies against the force of entropy, artfully placing them in positions that look impossible but that are really merely highly improbable.

We might as well say "him" and call him "Dinz", though his name is as unpronounceable as his gender is incomprehensible to humans, as with infinite patience this galactagogue moves hydrogen atoms through a few centimetres of space in the Horsehead Nebula, intent on the effect that will have in only a few million years to balance Andromeda against, well, against a galaxy as yet undiscovered by human telescopes, but that we'll call "Dali's Clock" to give you some idea what it would look like if you could see it.
My strength is as the strength of eight --
My heart is nearly pure.
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