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Matter of fact, this time, for political reasons you will presently understand, the
laddies we are up against wont dare to try to kill the Chief— or to kill you when
you are doubling for the Chief. They are playing rough— as you know!— and
Much more likely there will be reprisals and human beings will be killed— maybe
every human on Mars. Then the extremists in the Humanity Party would have
their way and Mars would be brought into the Empire by force— but only after ...
Wouldn't their purpose be better served— and with less risk— just by killing him?
... They would not mind in the least if the whole human race were to die or be
killed— but to kill this one human being to keep him from being adopted, that's ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
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