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Poi, a poco a poco, lo smottamento cessò e il suolo tornò immobile. Lo yak riprese il suo viaggio. Nel giro di pochi minuti sulla pelliccia che gli ricopriva le zampe e la parte inferiore del corpo si era depositata la caligine proveniente da un minerale che nel corso di innumerevoli generazioni aveva fatto ricchi alcuni uomini e ne aveva fatti impazzire altri. Il vicedirettore per le operazioni Richard Truitt era ancora sveglio. Secondo il suo orologio biologico a Macao era pieno giorno. Accese il computer per controllare i messaggi.
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