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** Given the tone of the Discworld books, it's more likely he was concerned about attempted, non-violent hanky-panky. (Or perhaps even consensual hanky-panky -- not every chaperone was there for protection.)

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** Given the tone of the Discworld books, it's more likely he was concerned about attempted, non-violent hanky-panky. (Or perhaps even consensual hanky-panky -- not every chaperone was there for protection.))
** The possibility that the girl's father and/or older brothers might come kick the operator's arse if he ''did'' leave her up there with a bunch of boys, even if the boys in question were completely honorable, may also have influenced his thinking.


** Mr Gryle is walking NightmareFuel.
** The clacksmen's tendency to think they can fly, and learn otherwise.

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** * Mr Gryle is walking NightmareFuel.
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NightmareFuel. The wild banshee is ''not'' PlayedForLaughs and unnerves even Gilt's dedicated Igor, who has worked with werewolves and vampires before.
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The clacksmen's tendency to think they can fly, and learn otherwise.


* A brief, chilling and utterly ''mundane'' mention of a thirteen years-old girl who doesn't understand why an operator refuses to let her alone in the clack towers with his colleagues. The narration implies she will later understand the operator feared they would ''assault and rape her''.

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* A brief, chilling and utterly ''mundane'' mention of a thirteen years-old girl who doesn't understand why an operator refuses to let her alone in the clack towers with his colleagues. The narration implies she will later understand the operator feared they would ''assault and rape her''.her''.
** Given the tone of the Discworld books, it's more likely he was concerned about attempted, non-violent hanky-panky. (Or perhaps even consensual hanky-panky -- not every chaperone was there for protection.)


** The clacksmen's tendency to think they can fly, and learn otherwise.

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** The clacksmen's tendency to think they can fly, and learn otherwise.otherwise.
* A brief, chilling and utterly ''mundane'' mention of a thirteen years-old girl who doesn't understand why an operator refuses to let her alone in the clack towers with his colleagues. The narration implies she will later understand the operator feared they would ''assault and rape her''.


*** And as for poor Dark Clerk Whobblebury...'' 'His head was all over the wall!' ''

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*** And as for poor Dark Clerk Whobblebury...Whobblebury, who fell onto the "Bloody Stupid" Johnson-designed Sorting Engine...'' 'His head was all over the wall!' ''


*** Mr Sideburn drops through the ghost of a staircase and fall down five flights of stairs, breaking just about every bone in his body in the process,

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*** Mr Sideburn drops through the ghost of a staircase and fall falls down five flights of stairs, breaking just about every bone in his body in the process,

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* The One Month Prologue.
** The fates of the four previous postmasters:
*** Mr Mutable falls five stories 'smack, sir, ''smack'' on to the marble' head first, and splashes,
*** Mr Sideburn drops through the ghost of a staircase and fall down five flights of stairs, breaking just about every bone in his body in the process,
*** Mr Ignavia dies from a heart attack that, we later learn, was caused by walking through a ''human'' ghost and seeing everything inside them as he did it,
*** And as for poor Dark Clerk Whobblebury...'' 'His head was all over the wall!' ''
** Mr Gryle is walking NightmareFuel.
** The clacksmen's tendency to think they can fly, and learn otherwise.

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