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By Cordwainer Smith

ISBN-10: 0915368560

ISBN-13: 9780915368563

Comprises 33 tales that symbolize Cordwainer Smiths complete SF works apart from the radical Norstrilia. those tales are "classics" of the sector corresponding to "The useless girl of Clown Town," "The online game of Rat and Dragon," "Scanners stay in Vain," and "A Planet Named Shayol." showing for the 1st time in print are "Himself in Anachron" and the thoroughly rewritten grownup model of his highschool tale "War No. 81-Q." creation via John J. Pierce.

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They approached the City on foot, the Bear leading the way, Juli behind him, and Herkie bringing up the rear. They encountered two manshonyaggers along the road but the Bear spoke true Doych to them from some distance and they turned silently and slunk away. Juli was fascinated. " she asked. "Their real name is 'Menschenjäger' and they were invented to kill people whose ideas did not accord with those of the Sixth German Reich. But there are very few of them still functional, and so many of us have learned Doych since .

A voice boomed from within. "Bil and his family. We have an Ancient with us. Come out. " The light that had been streaming from the doorway with a yellow glare was suddenly reduced to endurable proportions as the immense bulk of the Bear loomed in the doorway before them. He pulled his spectacles from a case attached to his belt, put them on his nose, and squinted at Juli. "Bless my soul," he said. "Another one. " Pompous but happy, Charls spoke up. " The Bear nodded wisely. Then Bil spoke up.

He felt both resentful and happy as he thought back at her: Of course we understand you and we'll try to help you; but please don't think your thoughts so hard or so recklessly. They hurt our minds when they are so bright and sharp. Juli tried to turn down the intensity of her thought. She pleaded: Take me to Germany. The four Unauthorized Men—mother, father, daughter, and son—looked at each other. They had no idea of what a Germany might be. It was Oda who turned to Juli, girl to girl, and spieked: Think some Germany at us so we can know what it is.

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