Artemis Fowl #5 The Lost Colony
by Eion Colfer
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...voice was not the first sign of madness; it was her partner, Mulch Diggums, communicating from his mike to her earpiece. 'What?' she said, her voice carrying to her own microphone, a tiny flesh-coloured chip glued to her throat. I m looking at a poster of your famous face, and I'm thinking that you should have some cosmetic surgery if we want to stay in business. And I mean real business, not this bounty-hunting game. Bounty hunters are the lowest of the low.' Holly sighed. Her dwarf partner was right. Even criminals were considered more trustworthy than bounty hunters. 'A few implants and a reshaped nose and even your best friend wouldn't recognize you,' continued Mulch Diggums. 'It's not as if you're a beauty queen.' 'Forget it,' said Holly. She was fond of the face she had. It reminded her of her mother's. 'What about a skin spray? You could go green, disguise yourself as a sprite.' 'Mulch? Are you in position?' snapped Holly. 'Yep,' came the dwarf's reply. 'Any sign of the pixie?'...