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The Diamond Age, or, Young Lady's Illustrated Primer - A New Friend Summary & Analysis

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A New Friend Summary

A red-headed woman shows up on a horse at the gatehouse. She tells the children that she is a long-time friend of Brad and that the latter will only be available later, as he is busy at work. She takes the two kids across Dovetail and then to the Millhouse, where they wait for Brad. She explains that the workers of Dovetail produce objects by hand using original material such as wood and metal and real hand-made paper. The goods are then sold to the Victorians. Apparently, they value the real things over fake ones. Brad shows up early and glances over the children. He insists that the residents of Dovetail cannot afford to harbor criminals such as members of street gangs, as this would put the whole community in danger of police reprisals. Harv gets the message and...

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