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It held its baby to its breast , a nauseating parody of humankind . Behind her she
heard Edarra choke , for that lady had followed her onto the deck . Alyx forced her
unwilling feet to the rail and leaned over , stretching out one shaking hand .
Alyx , her teeth on edge , began to creep forward , passing a cat that sat outlined
in the vague light from a window , perfectly unconcerned with them and rubbing
its paws against its face , past a door whose cracks shone yellow , past ghostly ...
Even without its stories the world would have no reason to go here ; there is
nothing to see but dunes and weeds and now and then a shack ( or more
properly speaking , a hut ) resting on an outcropping of rock or nesting right on
the sand like ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - questbird - LibraryThing
Alyx is the hero of these five tales. She is fearless, determined, amoral, a complex character. No man can detain her. In the earlier stories she is Alyx the Pickpocket or Alyx the Murderer; later she ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - wrmjr66 - LibraryThing
The Adventures of Alyx is a collection of four short stories and a novella. The first three short stories follow a small-time tough named Alyx on a series of typical fantasy adventures. Alyx is an ... Read full review
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