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The Can Do— that's this bucket— is about to rendezvous with the Go For Broke,
which is a high-gee torchship. About seventeen seconds and a gnat's wink after
we make contact the Go For Broke will torch for Mars— for we've got to be there ...
By the time we were in the torchship I was glad to be comfortably back in free fall
again; surge nausea is even worse than everyday dropsickness. But we did not
stay in free fall more than five minutes; the three men who were to go back in the
... I had running but I must have been asleep in seconds. The next thing I knew
Dak was saying deferentially, "Wake up, sir. Please wake up. We're grounded at
Lippershey Field." Our Moon being an airless planet, a torchship can land 128.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Stevil2001 - LibraryThing
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
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An actor finds himself in a dangerous role. he is told the president of mars has been kidnapped, and he gets the job. But he finds out the kidnappers are also the men who have hired him.... Read full review