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It s 2034 and Jake Greenwood is a storyteller and a liar, an overqualified tour guide babysitting ultra rich vacationers in one of the world s last remaining forests It s 2008 and Liam Greenwood is a carpenter, fallen from a ladder and sprawled on his broken back, calling out from the concrete floo

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