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  • While Cassia, Indie, and the boy from the village are running 26 miles to the Carving:
    Indie: A marathon. That's what you call a run like this. I heard a story about it.
    Cassia: Can you tell it to me?
    Cassia: I do. (Anything to keep my mind off how hard this is.)
    Indie: It was at the end of the world. A message had to be delivered. Someone ran to deliver it. Twenty-six miles. Like us. He made it. Gave the message.
    Cassia: And then they rewarded him? Did an air ship come down and save him?
    Indie: No. He delivered his message. Then he died.

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