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Quandary Resolution 3273
clootie, Mediterraneanize, impetuous, thanatopsis

If memory serves, 'twas in Haggis Gelfner's 1887 novella The Mediterraneanization of Clootie (retroactively awarded the coveted Artie Fufkin Prize for speculative fiction in 1979) that the iconic character Thanatopses first made his literary debut: clad in the stoic garb of a Dominican friar, he seemed to revel in undermining the impetuous spontaneity and carefree mirth of lovely young Coprolalia, instilling in the poor girl a morbid preoccupation with thanatopsis (by the way: not to spoil anything, but it turns out he's the devil).

 

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