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Additives was a minor characters mentioned in Terry Pratchett's Discworld novel, The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents. Additives was a rat among The Clan , noted for having a bad leg, lost an ear, and possessing a speech impediment. Having lived at the Unreal Estate just outside of the Unseen University, Additives and the other members of The Clan consumed disposal contaminated with Magic, subsequently providing them sentience. Additives had the unfortunate pleasure of meeting Maurice, a cat who lived on the streets of Ankh-Morpork at the time, and who proceeded to devour the changeling despite his ability to speak. This action thereby provided Maurice with sentience as well, and upon realization of what had occured when being introduced to The Clan in the time that followed, Maurice became grief stricken and hid what had happened from his comrades, making a point of asking any future rat if it could talk before eating them.

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