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"But the problem with reincarnation is that it's hard to imagine what the storage medium for past lives would be. Not to mention the input-output device. I hesitate to rule it out completely, but I'd need pretty definite proof."
- Arthur C. Clarke

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  Surgically implanted blades under the fingernails.  

She wore tight black gloveleather jeans and a bulky black jacket cut from some matte fabric that seemed to absorb light. `If I put this dartgun away, will you be easy, Case? You look like you like to take stupid chances.'


((Molly the razor girl from 'Neuromancer' by William Gibson)

`Hey, I'm very easy. I'm a pushover, no problem.'

`That's fine, man.' The fletcher vanished into the black jacket. `Because you try to fuck around with me, you'll be taking one of the stupidest chances of your whole life.'

She held out her hands, palms up, the white fingers slightly spread, and with a barely audible click, ten double-edged, four centimeter scalpel blades slid from their housings beneath the burgundy nails.

She smiled. The blades slowly withdrew.

Technovelgy from Neuromancer, by William Gibson.
Published by Phantasia Press in 1984
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((Self-defense gloves for ladies in London, 1850)

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