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Furious Gulf - Part 1, Chapter 5 Ancient Flavors Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapter 5 Ancient Flavors Summary

Toby enjoys working outside. In zero gravity it is not hard, but it requires "body-smarts." It is almost like dancing. Passing through the molecular cloud has shorted some of the ship's sensors. Cermo says they have to be repaired. One of his Faces tells Toby how. Faces are trimmed-down Aspects, no more than a collection of techno-tricks and machine lore, really.

Toby is surprised to discover Quath tearing apart her house. When he asks why, she mysteriously replies that she doesn't think it will withstand the ship's trajectory. When Toby says they have not decided where to go yet, Quath replies "The soul of a species is best seen from outside. I prepare." When Toby continues to question her, Quath snubs him, and responds with a possibly obscene gesture and a remark his implant cannot translate.

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