The Stars My Destination
In this pulse-quickening novel, Alfred Bester imagines a future in which people "jaunte" a thousand miles with a single thought, where the rich barricade themselves in labyrinths and protect themselves with radioactive hit men--and where an inarticulate outcast is the most valuable and dangerous man alive.
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I can see you joining a cellar sect with passwords like Pax Vobiscum . Bible
smuggling and martyrdom for the faith . Can ' t you ever face up to anything ? " “
Don ' t you ever run away ? ” “ Never . Escape is for cripples . Neurotics . ” “
Why should a man just because he can ' t jaunte get treated like a dog ? Please
help me , Serg . Help an old shipmate off a ship we don ' t mention . You can
spare Or 100 . Remember all the favors I done you ? Send Cr 100 or even tr 50 .
After three minutes of agonized struggling they realized that they could not get
through the labyrinth to Foyle . It was locked to the outside but not from the inside
. Dagenham and Y ' ang - Yeovil backed up to confer . “ We can ' t get to him ...
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This book was published in 1956 – a time when traveling to the moon would still be science fiction for quite a few years. Many of its ideas were astonishing then and its plot of blind revenge ... Read full review