Empire

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General Books LLC, 2010 - Fiction - 104 pages
Excerpt: ... control over, drove the power of the accumulator bank, all the reserve, into the engines. The ship lurched, but did not move. The engines whined and screamed in torture. The cabin's interior was filled with a blast of heat, the choking odor of smoke and hot rubber. The heavy girders of the frame creaked under the mighty forward thrust of the engines . but the ship stood still, frozen above that laboratory in the hills. Chizzy, hauling back the lever, turned around, pale. His hand began clawing for his heat gun. Then he staggered back. For there were only two men in the cabin with him

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About the author (2010)

Winner of the Grand Master Award from the Science Fiction Writers of America, he also won an International Fantasy Award in 1953 for his novel "City" and the 1964 Hugo for best novel for "Way Station," as well as Nebula and Locus Awards for novels and short stories.

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