this is the story about the Marionettes and what happens during the story including the events that take place during the story.
"Your first night out in years and you go home at ten o'clock." "I had a business to think of as well as my mother and father. A thing like that would have killed them." And it's been ten years." "yes said braling, his gray eyes steady. But I think perhaps it might change now. I think what I've waited for has come about. Look here."
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Then, both of the Bralings entered the house. "hello Braling said Braling."
In the meantime
Braling 2 is imaging that he can go to Rio and that he'd enjoy the beach, the blue water, and also the mountains there as well. He also says "I've thought about your wife and -- I think we could be very happy."
Meanwhile , Smith is worried that Braling #2 is from a company known as "Marionettes, Inc." which then there's a card showing the address for Marionettes, Inc. as well as the description about what the company does which is generally cloning somebody.
Meanwhile, Braling #2 says "I don't like that toolbox. Marionettes are made to move not lie still."
Meanwhile Braling # 2 asked about Braling's wife and Braling asked "what about her?' Then Braling #2 says "I think-- I'm in love." Then Braling took a step back and froze. Then he said "You're what?"