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Date Posted: 20:14:03 04/15/15 Wed
Author: Happiapple
Subject: Quote of the Day for Thursday, April 16, 2015

The following quote is taken from Outlander by Diana Gabaldon, Chapter 2: "Standing Stones". Copyright (c) 1991 by Diana Gabaldon. All rights reserved.

They assembled outside the ring of stones, in a line from eldest to youngest, and stood in silence, waiting. The light in the east grew stronger.

As the sun edged its way above the horizon, the line of women began to move, walking slowly between two of the stones. The leader took them directly to the center of the circle,
and led them round and round, still moving slowly, stately as swans in a circular procession.

The leader suddenly stopped, raised her arms, and stepped into the center of the circle. Raising her face toward the pair of easternmost stones, she called out in a high voice.
Not loud, but clear enough to be heard throughout the circle. The still mist caught the words and made them echo, as though they came from all around, from the stones themselves.

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[> I always assumed this was the 'key' that opened Claire to being a traveler. -- kgp, 08:34:00 04/16/15 Thu

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[> [> So true, because Claire does not talk of hearing the buzzing until she is up there later by herself -- LisaW, 11:27:55 04/16/15 Thu

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[> [> I never thought of that... You may be on to something! -- Rita, 15:25:29 04/16/15 Thu

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