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  • The Tower stands at a kind of… power-nexus.†   (source)
  • I knew that if I went home now I'd be leaving behind some vital nexus to the case.†   (source)
  • And I move more rigid than all the others with a sense of judgment; the vibrations of the chapel bells stirring the depths of my turmoil, moving toward its nexus with a sense of doom.†   (source)
  • She settled on a Pax Nexus three-door wardrobe and two small Malm bureaus.†   (source)
  • The nexus of that cross would be a merging of responsibility and liberty difficult to reach, a battle among women who are understood to be least able to win it.†   (source)
  • At this point, the Glatun Federation sat as the nexus of trade between fourteen different races, some of them having, in turn, expanded widely.†   (source)
  • "A cash nexus," brooded Oedipa, "you and Perry Mason, two of a kind, it's all you know about, you shysters."†   (source)
  • The nexus between these "different orders of time" is, of course—for those of us who were not there—someone who was there, and this brings me back to Sophie.†   (source)
  • It's much easier to get this close than it is to depart, because Amber is the center, the nexus.†   (source)
  • He was out of the house, wandering through the streets, blind, deaf, senseless, immersed in that boiling mass of latent energy… like a ship with sails caught in the nexus of a typhoon, fighting to convert a whirlpool of wind into the motive power that would lead to safety… S. Powell fought to absorb that fearful torrent, to Capitalize that latent energy, to Cathectize and direct it toward the Demolition of Reich before it was too late, too late, too late, too late, too late… ——†   (source)
  • The cybrid was controlled by an AI nexus which corresponds to a security force.†   (source)
  • Variable piled on variable—that was why this cave lay as a blurred nexus in his path.†   (source)
  • Somewhere this night he had passed a decision-nexus into the deep unknown.†   (source)
  • I pulled up the killer's "diaries" on Nexus.†   (source)
  • I'd never considered them much of a nexus.†   (source)
  • Somewhere ahead, it waited for him-the nexus of Time, the nexus of Size.†   (source)
  • Suppose that all worlds, all universes, met in a single nexus, a single pylon, a Tower.†   (source)
  • In addition to being the capital of the Hegemony and home of the Senate, TC2 is the business nexus for Webtrade.†   (source)
  • The future — the gray-cloud-future — with its feeling that the entire universe rolled toward a boiling nexus hung around him like a phantom world.†   (source)
  • Those five months were agony for Sol and his wife, and by the time the medical ship put in at the Renaissance farcaster nexus, they had imagined the worst a thousand times.†   (source)
  • And he sampled the time-winds, sensing the turmoil, the storm nexus that now focused on this moment place.†   (source)
  • It was a known fact that Guild navigators could predict no way to take control of the spice without producing just such a nexus.†   (source)
  • But Paul still felt the nexus-boiling of this cave, still remembered the prescient visions of himself dead under a knife.†   (source)
  • His entire future was becoming like a river hurtling toward a chasm — the violent nexus beyond which all was fog and clouds.†   (source)
  • This could only mean they saw a nexus, a meeting place of countless delicate decisions, beyond which the path was hidden from the prescient eye.†   (source)
  • Paul, aware of some of this from the way the time nexus boiled, understood at last why he had never seen Fenring along the webs of prescience.†   (source)
  • And what he saw was a time nexus within this cave, a boiling of possibilities focused here, wherein the most minute action—the wink of an eye, a careless word, a misplaced grain of sand—moved a gigantic lever across the known universe.†   (source)
  • The nexus of the universe!†   (source)
  • I told you, Boston is the nexus.†   (source)
  • The nexus between Mary Alice's rejection of me and my sudden metamorphosis into sexual deviation seemed a little too pat; nonetheless, I could not deny the possibility.†   (source)
  • Months later, watching this book remain first on the best-seller list for unbelievable week after week, I was able to rationalize my blindness by saying to myself that if McGraw-Hill had paid me more than ninety cents an hour I might have been more sensitive to the nexus between good books and filthy lucre.†   (source)
  • There is only the flow of the motor under your foot spinning that frail thread of sound out of its metal gut like a spider, that filament, that nexus, which isn't really there, between the you which you have just left in one place and the you which you will be when you get to the other place.†   (source)
  • It is possible to understand that Napoleon had power and so events occurred; with some effort one may even conceive that Napoleon together with other influences was the cause of an event; but how a book, Le Contrat social, had the effect of making Frenchmen begin to drown one another cannot be understood without an explanation of the causal nexus of this new force with the event.†   (source)
  • It has pitilessly torn asunder the motley feudal ties that bound man to his "natural superiors," and has left remaining no other nexus between man and man than naked self-interest, than callous "cash payment."†   (source)
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