Captives of the Flame

Captives of the Flame

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"[...] "Tell me, friend," asked the portly one, whose coat was of cut and cloth expensive enough to suggest his guesses were usually right, "why do you trouble to send your boat all the way to the mainland to buy from the little fishermen there? My aquariums can supply the City with all the food it needs." The other merchant looked down at the clip-board of inventory slips. "Perhaps my clientele is somewhat different from yours." The first merchant laughed. "You sell to the upper families of the City, who still insist on the doubtful superiority of your imported delicacies. Did you know, my friend, I am superior in every way to you? I feed more people, so what I produce is superior to what you produce. I charge them less money, and so I am financially more benevolent than you. I make more money than[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 134 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507550022
  • 9781507550021

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145 ratings
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2 17% (24)
1 6% (9)
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