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The Diamond Age, or, Young Lady's Illustrated Primer - Peculiar Practices in the Woods Summary & Analysis

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Peculiar Practices in the Woods Summary

Following the indications provided by a message that was left in a different fortune cookie by Dr. X., Fiona Hackworth and her father travel outside Seattle and into the surrounding forest. They discover a group of people belonging to the "Reformed Distributed Republic". The engineer explains to his daughter the working of this particular phyle. They sit down to interview a woman named Maggie. John Percival feels as though he met her in his previous, dream-like state while he was staying with the Drummers, but cannot recall the exact circumstances. She says that while she was living in London (as a man), she had a relationship with Mr. Beck, a member of the CryptNet phyle. The interview concludes and Hackworth explains to his daughter that CryptNet is intent to providing an alternative Feed, which they...

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