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I need the track in my head to finish. demise and silence, for eternity. yet I’m no longer speedy adequate, or my unravel isn’t as overall as I think. the opposite hatted guy rushes to me and locks his giant hand round my arm. the opposite one strikes nearer with the syringe. “Not simply yet,” health care professional Grechko—if that was once his name-says. “He’s secure now, yet preserve an exceptional grip on him. ” “What occurs to Nesha? ” I ask. Grechko seems at her, then shakes his head. “There’s no damage in chatting with a madwoman, Georgi. no matter what you will have informed her, she’ll confuse it with all that garbage she already believes. No worse than telling secrets and techniques to a puppy. or even if she didn’t, not anyone may hearken to her. relatively, she isn’t worthy our inconvenience. You, nevertheless, are terribly invaluable to us. ” Something’s improper. i think an icebreaker slicing via my mind. “My identify isn’t Georgi. ” health practitioner Grechko nods solemnly. “No topic what you'll presently think, you're physician Georgi Kizim. You’re even donning his coat. glance within the pocket in the event you doubt me—there’s an excellent chance you continue to have his safeguard cross. ” “No,” I insist. “I am now not Georgi Kizim. i do know that guy, yet I’m now not him. I simply took his coat, in order that i'll get away. i'm the cosmonaut, Dimitri Ivanov. i used to be at the Tereshkova. I went into the Matryoshka. ” “No,” medical professional Grechko corrects patiently. “You aren't Ivanov. you're not the cosmonaut. He was—is, to a degree-your sufferer. You have been assigned to regard him, to benefit what you'll. regrettably, the protocol used to be fallacious. We notion lets hinder a repeat of what occurred with Yakov, yet we have been improper. You started to determine too strongly together with your sufferer, simply as general practitioner Malyshev started to establish with Yakov. We nonetheless don’t comprehend the mechanism, yet after the company with Malyshev we idea we’d installed sufficient safeguards to forestall it taking place two times. in actual fact, we have been fallacious approximately that. inspite of Ivanov in his vegetative country ... ” “I am Ivanov,” I say, yet with a chink of doubt beginning within me. “Maybe you have to glance within the coat,” Nesha says. My hands numb with chilly, I dig into the pocket till I contact the tough fringe of his safety go. The hatted man’s nonetheless preserving an outstanding carry on my arm. I go the white plastic rectangle to Nesha. She squints, retaining it at arm’s size, learning the little hologram. “It’s you,” she says. “There’s without doubt. ” I shake my head. “There’s been a mistake. Our records combined up. I’m no longer health care provider Kizim. I have in mind being on that send, every little thing that occurred. ” “Only since you spent a lot time in his presence,” Grechko says, no longer with no compassion. “After Dimitri fell into the intermittent vegetative country, we thought of the dangers of infection to be considerably decreased. We cozy the safeguards. ” “I am no longer health care provider Kizim. ” “You are. simply as Malyshev believed he used to be Yakov, you suspect you’re Ivanov. yet you’ll pop out of it, Georgi—trust me. We received Malyshev again finally. It used to be irritating, yet finally his outdated character resurfaced. Now he recollects being Yakov, yet he’s in doubtless as to his center identification.

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