::NN:: DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS - Terragen Federation/Keter

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There was an incident today with the Terragen Federation's ambassador to the Keterist Spinwards Societies. The ambassador was observed to sneeze in a public function. Automatic sampling devices returned non-critical results, but the ever-astute ailect ObserverOfAll detected chaotic effects in the sampling devices. Further analysis found that there was a sub-efficient repswarm in the ejecta which apparently had memetic conditioning purposes. The ambassador denies any wrongdoing, instead blaming Keterist body odors for eir sneeze.

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Text by Orion's Arm Editors
Initially published on 20 January 2002.