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Kub's Den
Elaine Kub Contributing Analyst
Wed Dec 12, 2012 09:35 AM CST

The year is 2025. A grandfather has decided to give his grandchildren a once-in-a-lifetime experience for Christmas -- the chance to taste beef, preferably steak, something that has effectively been unavailable since about a year after The Apocalypse, which came right when the Mayans said it would on December 21, 2012. So he has called some guys he knew who had some dealings with the black market, used a password ("Holodomor") to get past a guard, and ventured into the dark, empty caverns of his town's once-thriving packing plant.

A butcher, suspicious of the old man's obvious scruples regarding the ...

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