Sequence of author: The destroyer(№129)
Keywords: Chiun Destroyer Remo
Father to Son
Detective science fiction
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Destroyer 129: Father to Son By Warren Murphy and Richard Sapir PROLOGUE She was called Sonmi. No one in the village knew much about her. She was from one of the older families, but since none had moved into the village in many generations, they were all members of the older families by now. Her mother had died giving birth to her more than seventy years ago. Her father had died only recently. Some said the old man was a powerful shaman. All in the village stayed away from him and his daughter. When he died, only Sonmi wept. On this day, as the cold sun peeked above the eastern horizon, old Sonmi picked her careful way down the rocky shore. A small fishing boat of fine Egyptian cedar was tied to a wood post. Sonmi unhooked the rope and climbed aboard. It took a long time to row. Her withered arms were sore by the time she made it far enough out into the bay. From a pouch on the belt of her coarse dress she produced some blessed herbs. She scattered them...