“One thing that never changes, though. The wind. Never gets tired of blowing.”
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“First of the new millennium,” Gunn said. “And we only had one in the whole of the twentieth century.”
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It was not illegal, after all, to drink on the Sabbath, just unthinkable. At least, to be seen doing it.

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The police station was a collection of pink, harled buildings on the corner of Church Street and Kenneth Street, next door to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Peking Cuisine Chinese Takeaway.
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He knew all about shortcuts. He’d learned very early in life that they could lead you off on tangents.
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My old boss in Inverness used to say of the brass, they’re no different from you and me. They still have to get their legs out of their breeks one at a time.

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