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Part Two i I got a sand-ship off them, and it wasnt easy. If they exiled you to the
desert, they reckoned they'd put up for you a nice little palace with every mod.
con., and there you'd sit, vrek by vrek, staring up at the glassy ceiling, or down the
The sand-ship stood waiting there. I stared at it with icy fear, as if it threatened me
, this thing which was to be my home. Every scrap of my belligerence and my
defiance had gone. The dream was insubstantial as smoke. I wanted to beg them
I got up eventually, and went about the ship. It thought for itself, and had no need
of my supervision. Steady on its air cushions, it would swoop to port or starboard
to avoid rocks or faults or exploding volcanoes. Clever ship. I could foretell I ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - KimFalconer - LibraryThing
I'm blogging about this right now! Tanith Lee is a beautiful writer addressing the hard problems of consciousness in the ancient way - through storytelling. Read full review
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This is the second and longer half of the story begun in Don't Bite the Sun. Calling it a sequel is as misleading as calling the 2nd and 3rd novels of the Lord of the Rings sequels. This tells the ... Read full review