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Writing Excuses with Brandon Sanderson, Dan Wells, Mary Robinette Kowal, and Howard Tayler
One Cobble at a Time - the official site for Sandra Tayler's writings
KEVYN: Lieutenant, you told me to look for structures analogous to those common to life-forms I'm already familiar with.
When I say "alien DNA," I'm not saying I won't recognize a self-replicating molecule if it looks weird.
EBBY: Okay, but be careful. The chemistry here seems Oth-like, but the only thing you should expect is to be surprised.
KEVYN: You mean Earth-like?
EBBY: Earth happens to be Oth-like, yes.
KEVYN: Oh. Hmph.
KEVYN: Ebby, why do we call your people "Uniocs" instead of "Others."
EBBY: As cultural underdogs, the best we could do was convince you that "one-eye" was better than "foreigner."
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