Anon Question: ICoS, Boyd and psychological effect of the Aleixo mission

I received the below question from an anon at tumblr, and since I wrote a really long answer I thought people here may be interested in it too.

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Hi!
I answer below the cut to avoid any potential spoilers, but since I know a lot of people won’t click that I want to highlight something before I answer.

Please check out the below links—and research more—to find out more about human trafficking and sex trafficking that’s happening right now in the world. Some of these links lead to organizations you can support through donation or advocacy, and others tell you ways you can help fight the issue on your own.

If we ever were to publish Fade, I would really like to be able to include some of these links in the book for people to get involved if they were affected by anything in the story itself.

Okay! Onto the answer. (and once again it’s super long, I’m sorry)

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Anon Question: ICoS, Boyd and brainwashing

Since I completely geeked out on my answer to the below anon ask I received at tumblr, I figured I may as well share it here too.

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Hi! That’s a great question but I feel a little hesitant to give you an exact timeline without having done a ton more research. Also, I’m sorry I took a day to respond but I wanted a chance to think about the best answer and also to gather some of the different topics into one place.

Sorry this is the longest answer ever, especially considering it’s probably not the answer you were hoping to get 😦

The reason I can’t give a super succinct answer is there are actually a lot of background pieces to this topic.

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Q&A: safe sex and Boyd?

Occasionally, we get questions from readers wondering about something in particular they read. On September 11, 2011 on our site’s forum, user pureskyblue asked the following question.  Note that this question was asked before the series had ended.

NOTE: the question and answer both are placed behind a cut because they contain MAJOR SPOILERS through Fade chapter 4!

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