Meanwhile on the other coast, up around the Bay, they have water temples and quaint little countryside nuke plants, in some cases within an easy motorcycle ride of one another.
I swan, when I was young and read sword'n'spaceship yarns, I thought it was all implausible bilge, Roman Empire crossed with Vikings an' they all had pocket computers and neutron bombs; any more, it looks like the many writers who wrote such things, Californian by birth or by U-haul, were merely being selectively factual about the real world.
Still not tempted to live there.
Yankee Radio Tool Kit, #106
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