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Gunnar finished his own food and pushed the plate aside. "So if I put people to work, clearing the streets, getting rid of the rubble, and building new structures. Shops. Restaurants. Homes."
"That'll take money. Are you getting rid of gambling?"
"Are you kidding? People would lynch me. And they'd just go do it somewhere else. This way I can get the revenue from it, which will fund the rebirth of the city."
"The Ponix of New Vegas," Arcade murmured, gazing softly at Gunnar.
"Are you okay?"
"Sure. Go on."
Gunnar looked at him as though he didn't quite believe that.
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