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He spent several hours each day in the OOB's workshop, often with Blueshell. Reality graphics were a new thing to him, but after a few weeks he was beyond toy prototypes. The pressure suits he built had power packs and weapons stores.
From A Fire Upon The Deep, by Vernor Vinge.
Published by Tor Books in 1992
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