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The Golden Man

The Golden Man



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The GOLDEN MAN By Phillip K. Dick Illustrated by Kelly Freas IS IT ALWAYS hot like this the salesman demanded. He addressed everybody at the lunch counter and in the shabby booths against the wall. A middle-aged fat man with a good-natured smile, rumpled gray suit, sweat-stained white shirt, a drooping bowtie, and a panama hat. Only in the summer, the waitress answered. None of the others stirred. The teen-age boy and girl in one of the booths, eyes fixed intently on each other. Two workmen, ...

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Lost in the Mail

Lost in the Mail



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Year of publication: 1995

Lost in the Mail by Robert J. Sawyer The intercom buzzer sounded like a cardiac defibrillator giving a jump-start to a dying man. I sprang from my chair, not even pausing to save the article I was working on, threw back the dead-bolt, and hurried into the corridor. My apartment was next to the stairwell, so I swung through the fire door and bounded down the three flights to the lobby, through the inner glass door, and into the buildings entry chamber. The Pope was digging through his bag. Of ...

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A Conversation With The West Nile Virus

A Conversation With The West Nile Virus



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A CONVERSATION WITH THE WEST NILE VIRUS By Robert Sheckley Great inventions sometimes come about in unorthodox ways. So it was with the first DNA computer. Jensen put down his soldering iron. Its ready to go. Bailey peered at the machine on the worktable. It was a messy accumulation of motherboards, diodes, anodes, silicon chips, and, in their tiny glass cases, the all-important DNA chips. A microphone was connected, too. An endless array of multi-colored wires tied everything to everything ...

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SHADOWRUN: Spells and Chrome

SHADOWRUN: Spells and Chrome


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SHADOWRUN: Spells and Chrome Trade Secrets Jason M. Hardy Renowned as a womanizer on par with Don Juan and Casanova, Jason M. Hardy is alleged to have coded his seduction secrets in his works of fiction. If read properly, books like The Scorpion Jar, Drops of Corruption, and The Last Charge could help you avoid ever being lonely again. A similar code has been found in his short stories published on BattleCorps.com and other places, but sadly, those works were found to conceal nothing more than ...

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From the Street

From the Street


Anthology

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Anthology From the Street HUNTER AND PREY by Tom Dowd 1992 Despite the efforts of the rooms tungsten lights, darkness came. The corner of the room whispered a name. Knight He looked up for a moment from the twin flatscreens inlaid beneath the plexiglass surface of the desk, and frowned slightly. Behind him, the sun cut through Detroits fog for the last time that day and the city slipped into twilight. He sipped from a glass of pale gold liquid and waited. Nothing. He looked down and the numbers ...

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Not After Midnight & Other Stories

Not After Midnight & Other Stories


Daphne du Maurier

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Daphne du Maurier Not After Midnight Other Stories Dont Look Now DONT LOOK NOW, John said to his wife, but there are a couple of old girls two tables away who are trying to hypnotise me. Laura, quick on cue, made an elaborate pretence of yawning, then tilted her head as though searching the skies for a non-existent aeroplane. Right behind you, he added. Thats why you cant turn round at once-it would be much too obvious. Laura played the oldest trick in the world and dropped her napkin, then ...

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Midnight at Mart

Midnight at Mart


Rachel Caine

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Rachel Caine. Midnight at Marts Weather Warden 3.50 Midnight at Marts a new Weather Warden short story by Rachel Caine This story falls between the end of Chill Factor, the third novel of the Warden series, and Windfall, the fourth novel. Quitting the Wardens sounded like a really, really good idea at the time. I mean, theres nothing like going out in a blaze of glory with a great exit line, kicking sand in the bullys face, all that stuff. And it did feel good, when I told my bosses to stuff ...

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Catwoman - Tiger Hunt

Catwoman - Tiger Hunt


Robert Asprin
Lynn Abbey

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Robert Asprin, Lynn Abbey Catwoman - Tiger Hunt Chapter One The biggest problem with money was that somebody else always had it when you needed it. Selina Kyle had little interest in money, except that she needed it to pay the rent, feed herself and her cats, and purchase those few essentials of modern life that could not be scrounged from the streets. Since arriving in Gotham City on her own at the age of sixteen, she had acquired money in a variety of ways, none of which was entirely legal or ...

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It's About Squirrels...

It's About Squirrels...


Lynn Abbey

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Lynn Abbey Its About Squirrels... SQUIRRELS Nic repeated. Yes, maam, the utility company spokeswoman replied, unaware of, or completely ignoring, Nics sarcasm. Nic abandoned subtlety. I lost power at nine a.m. this morning, at nine a.m. yesterday, at the same time the day before yesterday, and the day before that, too. After four days, my computers dead as a doornail. Im wondering if its safe to replace my hardware, and youre telling me that my problem is squirrels Yes, maam. From what youve ...

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Thieves' World: Turning Points

Thieves' World: Turning Points


Lynn Abbey

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Lynn Abbey Thieves World: Turning Points In memory of Poul Anderson Marion Zimmer Bradley John Brunner A. E. van Vogt and Gordon R. Dickson Introduction. Lynn Abbey Cauvin thought hed made himself froggin clear: He was a work-ingman, a stonemason who liked the feel of a heavy mallet in his hand, not some froggin songbird caged up in the palace. He says hell beat me, if you dont come, the strangera youth not out of his teensinsisted flatly, desperately. That didnt sound like Arizak perMizhur. ...

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Cinnabar Shadows

Cinnabar Shadows


Lynn Abbey

ISBN: 0786901810
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Lynn Abbey Cinnabar Shadows Dark Sun, Chronicles of Athas, Book 04This book is dedicated to Lonnie Loy my accountant Chapter One Urik. Viewed through the eye of a soaring kestrekel, the walled city was a vast sulphur carbuncle rising slowly out of a green plain. Towers, walls, and roofs shimmered red, gold, and amber, as if the city-state itself were afire in the steeply slanted light of a dying afternoon. But the flames were only the reflections of the suns bloody disk as it sank in the west: ...

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The Rise and Fall of a Dragon King

The Rise and Fall of a Dragon King


Lynn Abbey

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Lynn Abbey The Rise and Fall of a Dragon King Chronicles of Athas. Book Five Chapter One Nameless stars sparkled in the sky above the ancient city of Urik, casting a pale light on its black velvet fields, silver silk waterways, and the firelight jewels of its encircling market villages. On the towering walls of the mile-square city, a score of bas-relief sculptures stood guard in shadow grays and black, each an image of Sorcerer-King Hamanu, the Lion of Urik. With a sword in one hand and a ...

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Planeswalker

Planeswalker


Lynn Abbey

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Lynn Abbey Planeswalker Magic: the Gathering. Artifact cycle. Book II. CHAPTER 1 A man descended. His journey had begun in the clouds, riding the winds in search of a place remembered but no longer known. Hed found the place, as hed found it before, by following the ancient glyphs an ancient folk had carved into the land, glyphs that had endured millennia of neglect and the cataclysmic finale of the Brothers War five years ago. Much of Terisiare had vanished in the cataclysm, reduced to dust by ...

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The Brazen Gambit

The Brazen Gambit


Lynn Abbey

ISBN: 156076872
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Lynn Abbey The Brazen Gambit Dark Sun, Chronicles Of Athas, Book OneTo Carolyn and Jane for a safe haven when I really needed it and Beverly for making Persian carpets. Chapter One Nothing changed in Athas: What was would always be. The will of man or woman could leave no lasting mark upon the world. These were the laws seared into the understanding of each child born beneath the blood-red sun. Yet Athas had changed, and recently. The dreaded Dragon, ancient beyond mortal reckoning, was gone. No ...

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The Simbul’s Gift

The Simbul’s Gift


Lynn Abbey

ISBN: 0786907630
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Lynn Abbey The Simbuls Gift From the Concise History of the Chosen Seven written by Cirian, Master Chronicler at Candlekeep, in the Year of the Blue Flame. Filedmisfiledby Mehgrin, apprentice at Candlekeep, on a dreary day when she had a headache.The queen of Aglarond, called the Simbul and the witch-queen and many, many other, less complimentary names, is, in fact, Alassra Shentrantra, sixth of The Seven Chosen Sisters. The circumstances of her birth in Neverwinter in the Year of the Yearning ...

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