Article: 261530 of talk.bizarre
From: Andrew Solberg <>
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Date: 1 Dec 1995 21:36:57 -0500
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Ellie ran into my bookstore, white as a sheet.  "Father!
It's time to go!  Blastoff is in two hours!"

"I'm not going," I said, thumbing through my _Gray's_ 

"You'll die, father!" she practically screamed.  "The
meteor will shatter this planet.  We *must* leave, you
*know* this!"  She was crying.  I held her tightly.

"Hush, Ellie.  There is no life I want without books."

"But the weight allowance...."

"I know.  Look:"

The pile weighed 164 pounds exactly -- Shakespeare; Frost;

"These books can have my seat.  Take them."


"Enough!" I demanded.  "Leave me, but for God's sake save 

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