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Curse of Silence or Time to Think is written by Christopher Jones and was published online on August 31st, 1999.[1]


Ranma arrives at the Tendo Dojo only to find that Akane is handicapped. How will this affect their future relationship?[2]

Ranma arrives at the Tendo Dojo. But when Akane gestures at the Dojo, Ranma wonders why she doesn't just ask him if he wants to spar. Turns out that Akane is mute, due to an accident. Well, this is going to make communication difficult, but that very difficulty has an advantage. Here, Ranma and Akane actually have time to think, before they talk.[3]


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