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The floor, to the glory of Yp, was smoking in half a dozen places. Stepping
carefully, Alyx picked up the pail of seawater kept always ready in a corner of the
cabin and emptied it onto the smoldering floor, but at that instant — so diabolical
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
The seal-woman hissed on the floor, like steam coming out of a leaky radiator.
She did not get up but lay on her back, eyes blinking, a woman encased in fat. "
You?" said my friend insultingly. "You will stain the carpet." The seal-woman
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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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