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Savage Truth (Hidden Valley Elite Book 2) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Kimberly Filer

Savage Truth (Hidden Valley Elite #2)Savage Truth by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The story of Riley and Cole. When Riley and her mother move into Cole and Damon’s home its fair game. Cole will do anything he can to get rid of Riley and her mother the one who ruined their lives. If looks could kill or smolder with lust Cole and Riley would win the biggest prize out there. They can’t keep their eyes off one another yet, they love to hate one another. Riley has her own set of issues which keeps her from getting close to anyone, and now they are under one roof as their parents are getting married. However, Riley has a dark secret one that Cole will do everything in his power to uncover but at what cost. A great read.

Savage Truth (Hidden Valley Elite Book 2) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Katie Kearney

Savage Truth (Hidden Valley Elite #2)Savage Truth by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This one picks up right where book one ends and just like the first one it was great. This time I had no problem sinking right into Cole and Riley’s world. I’m sad to leave these characters because they really captured a piece of my heart. Cole had me cursing his name a lot but you can’t help but understand that underneath it all he’s just hurt by his past. Riley will always have my heart she’s got sass and I just overall loved her character. There’s romance, suspense and everything I love in a story. I’m looking forward to more from this author. Five stars and highly recommended!

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Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite Book 1) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Heather Bass

Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite #1)Savage Lies by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I have read a couple of books from this author and she continues to blow my mind. This is the first book in the very addictive series Hidden Valley. I love good enemies but lovers’ stories and this one is in my top three. I think you should read the prequel to this book just so you know the back story. I love how this author writes from both of the characters’ points of view. It makes me feel more emotionally connected to them. I can’t wait to read book two.

Riley and her mom move a lot but when they come back to the small town again she is shocked. She is going to the Hidden Valley High now and she already has made an enemy Cole. He remembers who this girl was and he is not going to let her forget it. When Riley finds out that her mom is dating Cole’s father it gets even worse for her. Riley has secrets that she doesn’t want to find out but when her past comes back to haunt her will she turn to her enemy for help?

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Savage Truth (Hidden Valley Elite Book 2) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Charlene Pryke

Savage Truth (Hidden Valley Elite #2)Savage Truth by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Isla Vaughn really knows how to make you keep reading and turning pages to find out what happens.

I was so excited to get my hands on this book so that I could read how things ended. Some very hot sex scenes that lead to hate turning to love. A fabulous conclusion to the story of Riley and Cole. The past finally catches up and is put to bed forever!

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Savage Lies: A Dark High School Bully Romance (Hidden Valley Elite Book 1) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Roxsanne Lesieur.

Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite #1)Savage Lies by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

It has been a year and now Riley is back in Hidden Valley and again, she is alone, her mum is off with a man, but Riley is not sure what her angle is, but when she has a surprise visitor, she has no idea what to do, except that she really doesn’t want to stick out, but one kiss destroyed that idea. Cole Savage is one of the Hidden Valley Elite, a group of football stars who also happen to be family, the four of them rule the school and everyone knows it, but for Cole, one kiss stayed imprinted on his mind, but it wasn’t one of the usual girls, it was wits a stranger who got away.

As she is staying put for now, Riley has to go to school, but her plan to stay incognito isn’t working because she runs straight into Cole and his fellow Elite, this is where Riley realises just how bad things are going to be. Cole is already in a bad mood, but as soon as he sees the mystery girl he kissed right in front of him, he is lost in memories and makes the snap decision to make her his and have a bit of fun at her expense.

As the days move ahead, things are escalating between the Elite and herself, not to mention at school, but she is determined to win this dangerous game because of she doesn’t, things could turn deadly! Will Riley be able to keep Cole at arms length and herself safe, or will things spiral out of control? This is a young adult romance with a dose of darkness where nothing is as it seems and secrets swirl around everyone, in this rollercoaster of emotions.

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Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite Book 1) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Tori Mitton

<a href=”https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/76854377-savage-lies” style=”float: left; padding-right: 20px”><img border=”0″ alt=”Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite #1)” src=”https://i.gr-assets.com/images/S/compressed.photo.goodreads.com/books/1673615562l/76854377._SX98_.jpg” /></a><a href=”https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/76854377-savage-lies”>Savage Lies</a> by <a href=”https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/23199631.Isla_Vaughn”>Isla Vaughn</a><br/>
My rating: <a href=”https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/6264912826″>5 of 5 stars</a><br /><br />
Riley and her mom Raelyn have been running cons since Riley was a child. They are constantly moving and on the go. That is until Raelyn thinks she falls in love. Riley is always ready to up and go. Raelyn starts dating Cole and Damon’s dad. Riley wants nothing to do with Cole and Damon. But she finds herself wanting more with Cole. Damon wants to make their lives hell since their mom took her life last year. Riley briefly met the boys last year during the last con run. But this year it’s time to settle down and Riley is struggling with having a steady place to stay.<br />This was soo good!!
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Savage Truth (Hidden Valley Elite Book 2) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Katy winter

Savage Truth (Hidden Valley Elite #2)Savage Truth by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Really enjoyed this series. Quick reads with lots of surprises and plot twists. So much happens, it’s hard to put down! I was surprised about some of the action in this book, wasn’t expecting it but it really made the story. This one out of the series was jam packed with lots of action but also answers to wrap stuff up.
Glad the series is just beginning even though moving on to another couple! Bring more on!

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Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite Book 1) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Toni Sellers

Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite #1)Savage Lies by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is book one in Hidden Valley Elite, now I will say that there is a prequel, Savage Start and although I highly recommend that you read it you will be fine if you don’t. It is a well written, high school enemies to lover’s romance. Charaters are well written and will keep you wanting more. Lots of drama, bullying, lies, jealousy, secrets, love and hate. Definitely a good read.

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Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite Book 1) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Laura Jones

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Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite Book 1) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Kelli Harper

Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite #1)Savage Lies by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Always on the run, always changing appearance, locations, schools. Never one for being in the same place for long, can Riley fit in at this Elite school?
Lots of trigger warnings, but if you have no triggers and like Bully romance this will be perfect.

Savage Lies is an enemies-to-lovers, new adult, high school bully romance with plenty of angst.

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Savage Start: A High School Bully Romance Prequel (Hidden Valley Elite Series) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Maikalani Alexander

Savage Start (Hidden Valley Elite #0.5)Savage Start by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Isla Vaughn has a great series.

In this prequel is sets the precedence of cliff hangers unanswered questions, a dark past, hidden truths, lies, and bullying first loves.

She’s new to town but not to cons and this is just another assignment or so she things. Things are about to a turn; we aren’t sure if it’s better or worse. But the fact reminds this is her life now and she must adapt.

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Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite Book 1) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Carrie Cross

Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite #1)Savage Lies by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

“Savage Lies: A Dark High School Bully Romance” by Isla Vaughn is a captivating and intense read that takes the readers on a rollercoaster ride through the complexities of high school dynamics.

The author does a great job of creating a realistic and dark atmosphere, painting a vivid picture of the challenges the main character faces in her high school. Vaughn’s writing is raw and honest, making it easy for readers to feel empathy for the protagonist as she navigates the difficult world of bullying and power struggles.

The story is filled with suspense, keeping readers on the edge of their seats as the plot unfolds. The pacing is well-balanced, with moments of high tension and moments of introspection. Despite the dark themes, there is an underlying message of hope and resilience that shines through.

What sets “Savage Lies” apart is the depth of character development. The protagonist undergoes a compelling transformation throughout the book, grappling with her own emotions and coming to terms with the harsh reality of her situation. The supporting characters are also well-developed, adding layers of complexity to the narrative.

One thing to keep in mind is that this book does contain mature content, including explicit language and scenes. While it adds to the authenticity of the story, it may not be suitable for all readers.

In conclusion, “Savage Lies: A Dark High School Bully Romance” is a thrilling and emotional book that delves deep into the darker side of high school life. If you enjoy intense reads that explore psychological and emotional dynamics, this book is an intriguing choice. However, be prepared for mature content that may not be everyone’s cup of tea.

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Savage Truth (Hidden Valley Elite Book 2) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Deb Robinson

Savage Truth (Hidden Valley Elite #2)Savage Truth by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Holy Hanna what a ride!!! This book was full of so much suspense and tension that I read it in one sitting. I couldn’t walk away from the book even if I wanted too. Sparks fly in so many ways. Riley’s father is still on the hunt for her and her mom. Everyone could be in danger and yet secrets are putting everyone at an unknown risk.

I have to say that I have a few books from this author and I am hooked. Her writing style will keep you reading and reading and on the edge of your seat. Loved Loved Loved this book. I want more.

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Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite Book 1) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Nina Maes

Amazing, full of angst and lust. Very strong-willed characters and a well told story. This book will keep you turn the pages to find out what is next. I love when an author can write with some much depth that you feel you are in right of the middle of the story. I recommend this book to all readers who like a page turner.
Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite #1)Savage Lies by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Amazing, full of angst and lust. Very strong-willed characters and a well told story. This book will keep you turn the pages to find out what is next. I love when an author can write with some much depth that you feel you are in right of the middle of the story. I recommend this book to all readers who like a page turner.

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Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite Book 1) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Katie Kearney

Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite #1)Savage Lies by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I wasn’t exactly sure how I would feel going into this story. I know the blurb was intriguing enough to give it a go though. I’ll be honest it took me a couple chapters to really sink into it but once I found my groove it went by way too fast at no fault of the author or speed of the book. Just my need to read as fast as possible and know what happens next. Cole is my new favorite jerk I love to hate but can’t help but feel for also and I think it takes true talent to get readers to feel this way. Riley is probably in my top three favorite female characters for this year, instantly felt an easy connection to her character. This isn’t a super long book, honestly it’s the perfect length, nice steady speed and easy to follow. Great story and I’m excited for the next. Four stars and highly recommended.

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Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite Book 1) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Jamie Truex

Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite #1)Savage Lies by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Enemies to lovers for sure! You can feel the tension between the two main characters. This is the first book in the series, but I recommend reading the prequel first. I found it very hard to put this book down to do anything! It kept me hooked until the end. Now I must read book 2!

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Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite Book 1) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Micalah Weatherholtz

Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite #1)Savage Lies by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Savage Lies is the second (well first actual) book in this duet that I have read, the first was the prequel to this series called Savage Start. After reading the prequel I wanted to read more of Riley and Cole’s story but I don’t think it’s absolutely necessary to read the prequel first but the author published it for a reason so it would make sense to start there. Savage Lies started out pretty much at the beginning (again) when they are moving into a new house but not looking for a new mark, yet? Or maybe never according to Riley’s mom. Her mom thinks she should stop worrying, take a break, and enjoy her senior year, but how can she when Cole Savage exists. This series is the ultimate bully to lovers romance. The characters are young, in high school, and I really like the dual point of view. There is a lot of suspense, and tension between the characters that keeps you turning pages wanting to find out what happens next and you are left with a cliffhanger at the end that makes you want to grab the next book right away.

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Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite Book 1) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Tara Johnson Barnes

Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite #1)Savage Lies by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Savage Lies is Book One in the Hidden Valley Elite Series. It is a high school bully, enemies to lover’s romance with angst, drama, passion, tension, and secrets. This book continues from the prequel, Savage Start, which gives the backstory of Riley and Shane’s first encounter and how they first met. Riley is used to being on the run with her mom and never living in any one place for too long. So, imagine her surprise when they move back to a place, they lived only a brief time before. Riley’s mom is insistent that they are starting over and that they will be putting down roots this time. Riley is now having to start over again at a new school, which she has done dozens of times before, but this time is different. This new school is for the wealthy, the privileged, the elite. Worst of all, this school puts Riley face to face with Cole who is determined to make Riley’s life as miserable as possible. Riley and Cole clash, and neither are willing to back down. Cole comes off as a complete jerk, but Riley stands her ground and proves to be tougher skinned than Cole anticipated. The chemistry between the two is off the charts which farther complicates matters. The cliffhanger at the end has me anxious to read the next book.

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Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite Book 1) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Deb Robinson

Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite #1)Savage Lies by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Wow, the author has me holding on by my fingernails. I got sucked right into the story right off the start and it never let me go. I love the way the MC handles the bully aspect of the story. Way to go for taking the high road. I had a lot of the same feelings that were going through her head as well, I could relate completely.

The love hate relationship between Riley and Cole has me reeling. The character building is on point and has you invested in the reason both Cole and Riley want to hate each other. Fear is a struggle to keep at bay in this teenage coming of age story. I need the next book.

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Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite Book 1) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Amy Dean

Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite #1)Savage Lies by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Riley’s world is turned upside down when the life she and her mother is turned upside down by a man. She is now forced to try to blend into a new school but cannot since she has been the focus of one of the Elite’s and his want to be girlfriend. Her run ins with Cole get even more tangled and twisted as her mother drops a bomb on her about moving in to Cole’s dad’s house where things intensify. How strong can Riley stay? Very well written and easy to read.

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Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite Book 1) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Shadel Ayerbe

Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite #1)Savage Lies by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite Book 1) by Isla Vaughn is a great new adult romance series

She was meant to be safe by relocating to a new place and assuming a new name. Breaking: It didn’t. Rather, it thrust her into the most perilous situation conceivable. Cole Savage’s visual range.Just one of four members of the untouchable elite, stupid and perfect. They are football stars at the Academy, revered by their peers as gods. And he made her a target from the very first day of school. All due to a single, foolish kiss.

Every page was exciting and I couldn’t wait to see what would happen. The story really brings us into their world. I couldn’t put the book down.

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Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite Book 1) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Emily H

Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite #1)Savage Lies by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Riley met Cole, Cole doesn’t remember Riley. Riley is in a new elite school where she is at the bottom of the hierarchy. Cole has set his eyes on Riley and not in a good way. Once he realizes his father is involved with her mom, it is game on. Cole is determined to bring Riley down but he is also fighting wanting her but hating her. Riley’s world is swirling around her and she is angry, throw in Cole and it her whole world is about to erupt.

This is part of a series. The emotions between Riley and Cole are intense. I thought Cole was a jerk but you see sides to him that show a different side. I am eager to read the next book, such an entertaining book with a hint of mystery on what is next to come.

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Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite Book 1) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Alison Risher

Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite #1)Savage Lies by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The teens in this series suffer from neglectful parenting. Many of the characters have been parenting themselves as well as their own parents. The sad fact is that this happens way too often in today’s world. Young people need direction when they are maturing yet these characters strive to do the best they can with what they have been given. A world of privilege does guarantee a happy life.

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Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite Book 1) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Stephanie Robb

Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite #1)Savage Lies by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I am so glad I read the prequel first, I loved the continuation of the story between Cole and Riley. Its definitely an addictive read and a book that cannot be put down. Who doesn’t love a dark brooding man and people you don’t know if you can rely on.

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Savage Start: A High School Bully Romance Prequel (Hidden Valley Elite Series) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Stephanie Robb

Savage Start (Hidden Valley Elite #0.5)Savage Start by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This prequal is enough to entice anyone into reading the rest of the series. This short book is full of angst and leaves you on a cliffhanger. I did love the bully romance troupe and the twist with the conwoman. I am really enjoying this series so far.

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Savage Truth (Hidden Valley Elite Book 2) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Jayme Raffauf

Savage Truth (Hidden Valley Elite #2)Savage Truth by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Hidden Valley Elite Book 2 (3 if you include the novella prequel) was my favorite of the series so far. The drama between Riley and Cole reaches an all new high and there were some chapters that had me at the edge of my seat. I couldn’t put this one down! I enjoyed the previous books, but this one was much better. Isla Vaughn put together a great story here and all the twists and turns were well placed and took the book to a whole different level compared to book 1 and the prequel. I look forward to reading many more by Isla and reading more from this series.

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Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite Book 1) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Charlene Pryke

Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite #1)Savage Lies by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Savage Lies is a fantastic chapter in the “Hidden Valley Elite” series by Isla Vaughn. Savage lies although officially book one of the series it continues the sizzling heat between Cole and Riley that we got a glimpse of in the prequel book savage start. Cole starts a vindictive war against Riley wanting to drive her and her mum out of his life while fighting his undeniable attraction and lust for her. The chemistry between them is like fireworks and I cannot wait to read the next book in the series…

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Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite Book 1) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Finn Cunningham

Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite #1)Savage Lies by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Savage Lies is the very first book in the Hidden Valley Elite series, and what a read! It’s full to the brim with drama, emotion, and HEAT! Cole and Riley are both such addicting characters, truly a new addition in the classic, but fantastic enemies to lovers trope! I personally recommend reading the prequel Savage Start before diving into this, there are several references you may not got if not, as well as it being just as thrilling to read! Was truly enthralled with this series and could not put it down, finishing it in a day just like a did with the prequel! Definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a spicy, anger inducing, amazingly frustrating book!!

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Savage Start: A High School Bully Romance Prequel (Hidden Valley Elite Series) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Tori Mitton

Savage Start (Hidden Valley Elite #0.5)Savage Start by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Riley and her mom have been on the run for years. Bouncing from place to place. They finally settle in a fancy town. Full of wealthy people, and a beach. Riley sneaks into a mansion that has a party going on and steals a gold lighter. That’s where she runs into Cole. He wants to know more about the new mystery girl.
Cole and Damon are care takers for their mother. Their father is a lawyer always saying he’s out of town on business trips. Well not is all what it seems. There is a trigger warning at the end. I was not ready to stumble on that. Neither were the boys or their father.
This was a super quick read but so so good! I can’t wait to learn more about Riley and Cole and Damon. And what’s to come next!

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Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite Book 1) by Isla Vaughn – Review by Maikalani Alexander

Savage Lies (Hidden Valley Elite #1)Savage Lies by Isla Vaughn
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

If you liked my faults you’re going to like the storyline of this book.
Riley is new to town. that’s normal her mom and her travel constantly moving from city to city to exploits their next con. Running to survive Riley father.
With her uncle at her side she feels like she can overcome anything. That is till everything changes and her mother decides to settle down.
Popular kids always get what they want and Cole is no exception. He his brother and two cousins rule the town. But Cole is bored he wants a challenge and that’s exactly what Riley poses.
However things get complicated when they find out they’re going to be step siblings.

The heat is there but they try to ignore it especially when Cole is freezing her out to chase them away from his father. Cole is so confused he’s warring with himself
And Riley’s trying to figure out her life find a new norm. Or is this just another con.

My only call out The book is a lot of loose ends. In its entirety you feel like you’re reading a never ending cliff hanger because you get tiny morsels of information but nothing that tells you enough.

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