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The visitors started to arrive around 7pm. Mary greeted them at the door while David stayed out of the way in the den. After the quick exchange of the usual pleasantries they were allowed in, being showed down to the basement.
The meeting wasn’t until 9pm; but the problem with people like this, David reflected, was that they thought themselves to be more than friends of the host. It was one more thing, amongst a growing list, that David had begun to find more and more annoying these last few months. He overheard a few of the group...
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