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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But the primitive days were past; it was no longer necessary to threaten a man
with death to make him teleport. They had learned how to teach man to recognize
, discipline, and exploit yet another resource of his limitless mind. How exactly,
(Laughter) reporter: I mean, would our clothes teleport with us? Thompson: When
people teleport, they also teleport the clothes they wear and whatever they are
strong enough to carry. I hate to disappoint you, but even ladies' clothes would ...
Teleportation is a Tigroid Function. ... completely and precisely, the spot to which
he desired to teleport himself; and he had to concentrate the latent energy of his
... The slightesf doubt would block the mind-thrust necessary for teleportation.
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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