"Sometimes you can't give back. You just have to give on. Did you, ah... sign those credit chits to the clones?"
"Sort of. Actually I signed them 'Father Frost.'" Mark cleared his throat. "That's the purpose of Winterfair, I think. To teach you how to ... give on. Being Father Frost is the end-game, isn't it?"
"I think so."
"I'm getting it figured out," Mark nodded in determination.
Mirror Dance, Lois Mcmaster Bujold, 1994
I've said just about everything I have to say about Christmas. In fact I've probably said too much. Happy Christmas!
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