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Just Too – Too …

Kage Baker felt firmly that the world could become, at any moment and without warning, too much with us. At such times, she advocated retreating to the comforts afforded by a full pantry, video games, multiple 12-packs of Coca Cola, … Continue reading

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Now We Are Three

Kage Baker knew how hard it is to speak of the newly dead. She couldn’t talk about her parents at all, just after they died. She spoke of them rarely afterwards, and usually only to close friends. She never memorialized … Continue reading

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Vivat Aeternum, Dennis: I

Kage Baker commented, in her last few weeks, that she was glad she was leaving before more of the people she loved died. Our brethren and sistren of Faire, in particular, had begun to tatter away in great numbers into … Continue reading

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Same Song, New Verse. Damn It.

Kage Baker, in her final few weeks, told me to take her dying as a learning experience. She told me it would be useful, if I let it – that I would have learned new and vastly important things, things … Continue reading

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