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Shaping The Future #4

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The doctor smiled, "That's it, Mr. Harrison. Look on the bright side."

Meanwhile in Rag Town, a healthy baby boy was being born in a dirty little hospital, an antiquated and dilapidated facility.

Mr. and Mrs. Rockford looked down at their son, who was snuggled in a blanket in his mother's arms and blissfully unaware of the uphill battle that would be his life.

Mrs. Rockford frowned, "If we only lived in Pristine City, he would have a chance of a real life."

Mr. Rockford admonished her, "Yeah, and would have his whole life planned for him by the State."

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    Neville Hunt over 2 years ago

    Rag Town, where the pianos are more honky tonk than arpeggiopine. Can I hear Scott Joplin? Can't wait for the finale.

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    Christopher over 2 years ago

    I didn't even think about "rag" as in ragtime. I was just looking for an opposite of Pristine City. The concert pianist thing was just thinking about the most superfluous profession I could find. That would've been an interesting comparison, to have the other child wind up a piano player in a honky tonk in Rag Town.

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