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Framed in the doorway , looking like a nightmare toadstool , was a Martian . For
an agony - stretched second I could see nothing but the Martian . I did not see the
human standing behind him , nor did I notice the life wand the Martian cradled in
I did not know how to use the wand and my name sounded like a leaky faucet ,
but from that instant on it was my legal name on Mars and I was legally a blood
member of the most aristocratic family on the planet - exactly fifty - two 88.
Robert Anson Heinlein. propriety . No adult Martian would appear outside his
nest without his life wand , or inside on ceremonial occasions . Martians have
appeared before the Emperor in the past ; they carried their wands , didn ' t they ?
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Review: Double StarUser Review - Lisa - Goodreads
not life-changing but entertaining Read full review
Review: Double StarUser Review - Luís - Goodreads
One of my favorite Heinlein books. I gave it one extra star for the narration and I recommend this one in audio-book format. Read full review