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... and was only stopped from falling over in his turn by fetching up against
someone ' s foot - it happened to be one of the nuns — and they both went down ,
teetering for a moment over the side . The nun was sprawled on the path in a
patch of ...
It kept happening . She thought I never lost anything before . She cried out in her
own language . When the sister came with the pill - box to comfort her , Alyx
wrenched the box out of the woman ' s hand , swallowed three of the things ,
Eventually something happened - she shook her head as if to get rid of a fly or a
nervous ticthe water rose . It closed over her head . She yawned . With her mouth
wide open , water inside , water outside , she slid down , and down , and down ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - majackson - LibraryThing
Highly stylized concept: a female street-fighter is saved from death in ancient Crete to lead a party of effete picnickers in the far future through a minor war on an ideal Terra-formed planet. Most ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - TheDivineOomba - LibraryThing
I picked it up because of the author. I recognized the name, but haven't read anything by her. Unfortunately, this is probably not the book to start with. I didn't like any of the characters - the ... Read full review