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Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loose in the joints and very shabby. But these things don't matter at all, because once you are Real you can't be ugly, except to people who don't understand.

When I find myself in the company of scientists I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a room full of dukes.