The giant Pacific octopus lurked within easy reach in a shallow hole, its large suckers giving away its strange existence.  I reached in to shake hands; first it retreated, then it wrapped its suckers around my fingertips with a firm grasp and began to pull me in.

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Warm or Cold: A Game

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Ask any guy on the street, if you wanted to see a colorful reef, where would you go?  Chances are, he’d point you at a tropical island with nice warm water, because nothing interesting lives in cold water but a few boring fish.  Right?

Not so fast.

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