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Matter of fact , this time , for political reasons you will presently understand , the
laddies we are up against won ' t dare to try to kill the Chief - or to kill you when
you are doubling for the Chief . They are playing rough - as you know ! - and they
They would not mind in the least if the whole human race were to die or be killed
- but to kill this one human being to keep him from being adopted , that ' s another
kettle of fish entirely . Matter of obligation and propriety - in some ways a ...
And take a look at your American presidents ; the job used frequently to kill them
in their prime . ... And you don ' t have the killing pressure either ; you , or those in
your shoes , can always quit if things get too toughand the old Emperor - it ' s ...
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This 1956 Hugo award winning novel is included in the science fiction masterwork series and either has not aged well or was a lack lustre rip-off from the start. It takes as a basis for its story the ... Read full review
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I was surprised how much I liked this book. It's a relatively simple and predictable plot: Lorenzo Smythe is an actor hired to impersonate a politician at a key political moment. Only thing is, the ... Read full review