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<?xml version="1.0"?>
<api>
  <query-continue>
    <alllinks galcontinue="Barbs" />
  </query-continue>
  <query>
    <pages>
      <page ns="0" title="Bahal zax&#039;Ot" missing="" />
      <page pageid="1095" ns="0" title="BANDIT SCIMITAR" />
      <page pageid="342" ns="0" title="BGF Editor" />
      <page pageid="1089" ns="0" title="BLOOD MAUL" />
      <page pageid="79" ns="0" title="Baby Spider" />
      <page pageid="762" ns="0" title="Backstab" />
      <page pageid="453" ns="0" title="Bait" />
      <page pageid="1102" ns="0" title="Bandit Scimitar" />
      <page pageid="745" ns="0" title="Banditry" />
      <page pageid="4" ns="0" title="Banquet Hall of the Bourgeois Castle" />
    </pages>
  </query>
</api>