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She smiled at the innocence of this redheaded daughter of the wickedest city on
earth; she saw her own youth over again (though she had been unnaturally
knowing almost from birth), and so she smiled, with rare sweetness. "I'll tell you,"
Across the room stood a row of casks and a mortared wall; next to that a face in
the dimness — a handsome face — that smiled at her across the serried tables.
She smiled back, a villainous smile full of saltpeter, a wise, nasty, irresponsible, ...
... "I mean shoot one, not two. Do you understand?" Machine smiled slightly, a
smile she suspected he had spent many years in perfecting: cynical, sullen, I-can
-do-it-and-you-can't smile. A thoroughly nasty look. She said: "You stupid bastard,
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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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