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You'd think an Esper M.D. would earn his money and peep inside your head and
stop the screaming. Those damned mind-readers are supposed to be the
greatest advance since Homo sapiens evolved. E for Evolution. Bastards! E for
Exploitation!" He yanked open the door, shaking with fury. "But I'm not afraid!" he
shouted. "I'm never afraid." He stepped down the corridor, clacking his sandals
sharply on the silver floor, ke-tat-ke-tat-ke-tat-ke-tat, indifferent to the slumber of
his house ...
Reich sat down and grunted: "Peep me quick." He glared in concentration at Tate
while the elegant little peeper examined him with a glittering eye and spoke in
quick bursts: "You're Ben Reich of Monarch. Ten billion credit firm. Think I should
know you. I do. You're involved in a death struggle with the D'Courtney Cartel.
Right? You're savagely hostile toward D'Courtney. Right? Offered merger this
morning. Coded message: YYJI TTED RRCB UUFE AALK QQBA. Offer refused.
"Don't peep me!" Reich cried. "I'm not, Mr. Reich. We don't usually — " Young
Chervil caught himself. "I didn't know you knew I was a peeper. You'd better get
up, sir." He took Reich's arm and pulled. Reich groaned and yanked his arm free.
Young Chervil took him under the shoulders and raised him, staring at Reich's
frightful appearance. "Were you mugged, Mr. Reich?" "What? No. No ..." "
Accident, sir?" "No. No, I ... Oh, for God's sake," Reich burst out, "get the hell away
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - longhorndaniel - LibraryThing
really enjoyed this unique use of sci-fi with phycology twisted in; also like how he used Ecclesiastes hint plus the other multiple references he makes to a variety of things throughout Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Mrs_McGreevy - LibraryThing
In a future where the law is staffed by telepaths, how can you plot a murder? Ben Reich thinks he’s found a way. Does he succeed? You’ll have to read the book to find out, and I envy anyone their first reading of this classic of science fiction. Read full review