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 ======Alyx the Picklock====== ======Alyx the Picklock======
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 Fritz Leiber’s inclusion of the character of Alyx the Picklock in the stories is a nod to the feminist Science Fiction writer, Joanna Russ, and her novel //Picnic on Paradise// and its main character, Alyx.((Byfield,​ Bruce. Witches of the Mind: a Critical Study of Fritz Leiber. Necronomicon Press. 1991.)) Fritz Leiber’s inclusion of the character of Alyx the Picklock in the stories is a nod to the feminist Science Fiction writer, Joanna Russ, and her novel //Picnic on Paradise// and its main character, Alyx.((Byfield,​ Bruce. Witches of the Mind: a Critical Study of Fritz Leiber. Necronomicon Press. 1991.))
  
-Joanna Russ reciprocates in her story Bluestocking:​((ss, Joanna. “Bluestocking.” The Adventures of Alyx. NY: Pocket Books, 1983. 7-28.))+Joanna Russ reciprocates in her story Bluestocking:​((Russ, Joanna. “Bluestocking.” The Adventures of Alyx. NY: Pocket Books, 1983. 7-28.))
  
-<blockquote>“Ah! what a man. A big Northman with hair like yours and a gold-red beard--God, what a beard!--Fafnir--no,​ Fafh--well, something ridiculous. ... And we fought! At a place called the Silver Fish. Overturned tables. What a fuss! And a week later,” (she shrugged ruefully) “gone. There it is. And I can’t even remember his name.”+<storyquote><​cite>​Bluestocking</​cite>“Ah! what a man. A big Northman with hair like yours and a gold-red beard--God, what a beard!--Fafnir--no,​ Fafh--well, something ridiculous. ... And we fought! At a place called the Silver Fish. Overturned tables. What a fuss! And a week later,” (she shrugged ruefully) “gone. There it is. And I can’t even remember his name.”
 “Is that sad?” said Edarra. “Is that sad?” said Edarra.
-“I don’t think so,” said Alyx. “After all, I remember his beard,” and she smiled wickedly.</​blockquote>+“I don’t think so,” said Alyx. “After all, I remember his beard,” and she smiled wickedly.</​storyquote> 
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