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"Anyone in the way of that beam would be dead, not hurt." "Someone," repeated
the nun, "is hurt," and she walked back towards the little knot the others had
formed in the snow, clustering about someone on the ground. Gunnar shouted, "
You wouldn't hurt your mother like this. You wouldn't hurt your mother by stealing
a book that you knew you weren't supposed to read and for very good reason, too
. You know we don't punish you. We talk things over with you. We try to explain ...
"He can't hurt you," she said. "He doesn't dare; that would be an anachronism.
Just do as I say." "What are you going to do?" I cried. "When I say 'Now,' "she
repeated serenely, "hit him with the poker," and sitting down by the table, she
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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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