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Christopher Fowler
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This the second part of my short story. Feel free to download it, print it out, make a papier maché clock from it etc etc. The Sultan's fascination with time gradually dimmed, but the course of his kingdom was now set. With time had come punctuality, and efficiency, and profitability. It was not a concept, like the alchemical one of turning coal into gold, that he could easily discard. His guards…
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Christopher Fowler
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It's time for a story. I wrote this a very long time ago, when I was very enamoured with Persian culture. I'll drop the second half tomorrow. -------------- The Sultan Omar Mehmet Shay-Tarrazin was a ruler much given to statistics, not particularly through his own choice. It was simply that he had so much of everything, there was a fascination in quantifying it. He had seventy-three concubines and…
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