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Halsyon was transferred to the custody of a tall, gaunt, bitter army colonel who
rushed him through underground passages to a side street, where a staff car was
waiting. The colonel thrust Halsyon inside. "Jacta alea est," he said to the driver.
Jeez. Ouch!" "There you have the confession, Halsyon," General Balorsen grated.
He was tall, gaunt, bitter. "By God. Ars est celare artem. You are innocent." "I
falsely condemned you, old faithful," Judge Field grated. He was tall, gaunt, bitter.
The librarian, tall, gaunt, and bitter, would not permit him to enter until children's
hour in the afternoon. He loafed on the streets. Wherever he loafed he was
chased by gaunt and bitter adults. He was beginning to realize that ten-year-old
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
Some of these tales have been anthologized time and again, but all are worth reading. Some are twisty fables akin to episodes of Twilight Zone, others are extended jokes, and a few are prescient ... Read full review
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You'd be better off with another Bester collection though this has many good stories. I'll mention stories not found in Bester's Starlight collection. “The Roller Coaster” -- This creepy story reminds ... Read full review
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