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Why the hell didn't she marry and get out of his life? She was no bloody use
when he was trying to make a career; and when he hadn't risen fast enough to
suit her, she'd walked out taking Zachary and two-thirds of his inadequate income
with her. Now, of course, she wanted to come back. She doesn't want to live with
me, she wants to live in Todos Santos, Tony thought. And I will be damned if
she's going to come here and live like a goddam princess off my status. Of course
she had a ...
Another part of his mind answered: "He'd damned well better be." Bonner walked
rapidly along the pedway. It was silly, it wouldn't get him to the control offices
more than a few seconds earlier, but he did it. VX RELEASED IN ACCESSWAY
NINER. SECURITY IS MOVING IN ON THE INTRUDER IN NORTHSIDE AREA.
Well. That's that. He was past his own apartment now; not far to the elevator to the
top floor. That location was silly, Bonner thought. Administrators ought to be
either next ...
"Damned right. I nearly had a heart attack." But it was damned interesting.
Wonder why we never had anyone do that before? Maybe it'll catch on. Adler
drained his glass. "There sure are a lot of prizes." Tony nodded. The luncheon
included a raffle. The biggest prize sat in the middle of the room, roped off,
crowding the bar area even further. Everyone was crowding to the window, so
Tony made his way to the center area and examined the machine: a floatcycle.
He'd never seen one of ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - RandyStafford - LibraryThing
My reaction to reading this novel in 1998. Spoilers follow. It also stands as Pournelle's most explicit examination of feudalism, a theme which appears in much of his solo work, particularly the John ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Karlstar - LibraryThing
Its hard to say anything about this book. I remember it only vaguely, which means it isn't in the Top 100, but it isn't memorable for being awful, either. This is another Nivens and Pournelle collaboration about the near future, and a bleak one, at that. Read full review
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