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(a kins snorted at Walter/Bernard: “You remind me of the redhead. Where is that
make-believe courtesan anyway?" A pretty red-headed girl jostled through the
crowd and Smirked: “Here I am, Dr. Qkins." “Well, don't preen yourself, because I
Within those one hundred and twenty Esper seconds, the following took place: A
gavel pounding A clock face Hour hand at 9 Minute hand at 59 Second hand at
60 Tsung: Powell: Powell: (akins: Powell: Franion: Powell: (a kins: Powell: 19 9 ...
Tsung: Powell: Powell: (akins: Powell: Franion: Powell: (a kins: Powell:
EMERGENCY MEETING To examine a request for Mass Cathexis with Lincoln
Powell as the human canal for the Capitalized energy. (Consternation) You can't
be serious ...
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I was set to give this story five stars throughout most of the book, but the ending threw me off. Way off.
The majority of the story is a detective story; we follow a crime from the angle of the perpetrator, and the investigating police officer. The caper is made all that much more exciting by the existence of people with esp, known as peepers, of which our investigator is one, and our perpetrator is not. A thrilling game of mouse and peeper cat made the book a quick read, and fun to follow. The inclusion of the catchy lyrics the perpetrator has purposely stuck in his head to keep himself from leaking his crime to the psychics around him interspersed throughout the dialog and action was a great touch that really increased the tension through certain parts of the story.
The conclusion however, I felt turned suddenly to a different tone altogether. The plot became less understandable, and the ending somewhat preachy. I suddenly got the impression that the author wrote the whole book as a means to state the exposition. Five stars until the last thirty pages or so.