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Hobbs, NM -- U.S. city in New Mexico
Population (2000): 28657
Housing Units (2000): 11968
Land area (2000): 18.927533 sq. miles (49.022084 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 18.927533 sq. miles (49.022084 sq. km)
FIPS code: 32520
Located within: New Mexico (NM), FIPS 35
Location: 32.712240 N, 103.140681 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 88240
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Hobbs, NM

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She was sixteen, an acceptable age for love affairs or mothering among the matrilineal Hobbs Landians.

He wanted her to help him know what it was he needed to know—things about belonging to a place, about longing for a place, about the way Hobbs Land sometimes felt to him, prickly and raw, like new wine, rough on the palate, or vacant and empty, like trying to swallow wind.

One could pick up the stones along the little streams anywhere in Hobbs Land.

He would find a destiny fitting who he actually was, which was not a farmer upon dull Hobbs Land, dedicated to grains and legumes and increasing the production of hairy-legged milk-vlishes.

They told themselves that Hobbs Land was probably quite nice, just underendowed to start with and pitifully underdeveloped.

Since Mysore Hobbs II was always sending batches of Phansuri engineers and designers to the Belt worlds to improve this or that, playing host was something Sam did fairly frequently.

He knew Hobbs Land wasn't much, from the point of view of adventure—Theseus himself said that—but it wasn't up to two damned smart-ass Phansuris to tell him so.

Why was simply that he needed to hold the past in this way, to preserve the tales, to make sure he didn't lose them as he would if they were left in the Archives, lose them as he had lost his dad, lost his whip when he came to Hobbs Land.

He had told Sam to look in his books for tales of monsters, for undoubtedly there were some Sam could fight here on Hobbs Land, to get in shape for his eventual quest.

Mard Theckles had been the oldest of the original settlers, fifty at least when Settlement One started, including among the younger people for his years of experience on another Hobbs farm project.

His brother, Emun, had joined Mard here on Hobbs Land when Emun had retired from Enforcement a few years ago.

Spiggy Fettle would point out—in either his who-cares or his God-this-is-portentous voice, depending upon where he was in his joy-pain cycle—that the organizational structure of CM was mandated by Hobbs Transystem, and there wasn't much they could do about it.

China commented, not at all put off by Zilia's manner, which everyone in Hobbs Land had encountered at one time or another.

Zilia charged, as though this neglect had been China's personal fault, and ignoring the fact that in the two years Zilia had been on Hobbs she herself had visited Bondru Dharm only once.

Dem wouldn't want biologists and zoologists from System flocking onto Hobbs Land to investigate this possible new life-form.