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The Octave of Anime Christmas – Day 5: When George R.R. Martin Says It’s Too Much

Since Christmas landed on a Sunday this year, after Midnight Mass finished, my parish priest read the weekly announcements and it was the typical list of things until he reached the list of those parishioners whose funerals were in the past week. In total, he read six names. I was flabbergasted, in the ~20 years I’ve been member of this parish I’ve never heard of that many people dying in a single week; the norm is 0 – 1 with two being uncommon, three being rare and four being exceptionally rare (and I’m sure I never heard of five).

Almost my first thought was – geez, 2016 isn’t done with us yet.

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