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She boiled the fish over a fire laid in the brass firebox and fanned the smoke and
choked, but she never said a word. She did what she was told in silence. Every
day bitterer, she kicked the stove and scrubbed the floor, tearing her fingernails, ...
Alyx sat moodily poking at her dinner (which had turned back to slime as far as
she was concerned) when she smelled something char and gave a cursory poke
into the firebox next to her with a metal broom they kept for the purpose.
Just under the waterline." "Stay here," said Alyx. Leaning against the wall, she
made her way to the cold firebox. Two bolts held it to the floor. "No good there,"
she said. With the same exasperating slowness, she hauled herself up the ladder
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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
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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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