The hierarchy of predators & parasites.
Atomic art, ancient artifice & amber amulets.
Itinerant lifestyles & moments of clarity about powerlessness.
The social norms of bribery.
Lucky expeditions, comprehensive defeats, & the birth of legends.
Black widows & death cults.
Royal protection of the exotic.
Locked boiling pans & Finnish mobs.
Short sieges and impenetrable castles.
Merchant councils & abandoned crossroads.
The spread of euphoric gum.