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When the shaman Madyu went searching for Old Time treasures in his region of Eestexas, he came across a building with the letters VETERINARIAN'S OFFICE on the glass door. In addition to expired medicines and hypodermic needles, he discovered a real treasure - books. One set was labeled Collected Numbers of the Journal of American Veterinary Medicine. But its contents turned to dust at the slightest touch. Another set had the same label, but inside was not the promised journal, but instead a set of girlie magazines - pleasurable, of no practical value. He found a few other books of varying use, and a very important one called Taxonomy.

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