The Stars My Destination
Officially designated as lacking education, skills, merits or recommendations, Gully Foyle has managed to survive for 170 days in the airless purgatory of deep space after the wreck of his ship, and has escaped to Earth carrying a murderous grudge and secret that could change the course of history.
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He pushed her away and without another glance in her direction , attacked the
safe . It was built into the structural steel of the hull , a massive steel ball some
four feet in diameter . It was welded to the strakes and ribs of the “ Nomad " at
the safe ; one of us pilots the ship . Man with the safe talks the man with the ship
into position . Right ? ” " Right . You'd better pilot , Gully . I'll do the talking . " He
nodded , fixing explosive to the face of the safe , attaching caps and fuses .
When you got the safe open was there a small box in it ? Made of ILI ... Inert Lead
Isomer ? ” “ Yes . ” “ What was inside the ILI box ? ” “ Twenty slugs that looked like
compressed iodine crystals . " “ What did you do with the slugs ? ” " Sent two ...
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This book was published in 1956 – a time when traveling to the moon would still be science fiction for quite a few years. Many of its ideas were astonishing then and its plot of blind revenge ... Read full review