Keywords: tungstem para-universe lament lamont
The Gods Themselves
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Isaac Asimov The Gods Themselves DEDICATION To Mankind And the hope that the war against folly may someday be won, after all NOTE The story starts with section 6. This is not a mistake. I have my own subtle reasoning. So just read and, I hope, enjoy. 1. Against stupidity... 6 “No good!” said Lamont, sharply. “I didn’t get anywhere.” He had a brooding look about him that went with his deep-set eyes and the slight asymmetry of his long chin. There was a brooding look about him at the best of times, and this was not the best of times. His second formal interview with Hallam had been a greater fiasco than the first. “Don’t be dramatic,” said Myron Bronowski, placidly. “You didn’t expect to. You told me that.” He was tossing peanuts into the air and catching them in his plump-lipped mouth as they came down. He never missed. He was not very tall, not very thin. “That doesn’t make it pleasant. But you’re...