By Keith Laumer
From a titan of technological know-how fiction event and the writer of the mythical Bolo sequence, an action-packed quantity containing a full-length novel and a number of brief novels and stories.
From a titan of technology fiction event and the author of the mythical Bolo sequence, an action-packed quantity containing a full-length novel and a number of brief novels and stories.
A wry imaginative and prescient of a destiny jam-packed with extraordinary develeopments–but a destiny the place previous difficulties get back to hang-out humanity in unusual new ways.
First, Mal heads throughout an the United States ravaged by way of around the world earthquakes while he runs right into a demise stranger who speaks darkly of assembly males who were not really males. The stranger has an strange gold coin in his pocket–and quickly Mal discovers that a few thing wants that coin again, and should cease at not anything to get it.
Next: Steve Dravek awakes in a nightmarish urban and instantly needs to struggle for his lifestyles opposed to ruthless organ-stealing gangs. His final thoughts are of a vanished time from a century in the past. Now, as Steve attempts to stick alive lengthy adequate to orient himself, he discovers that somebody is looking him in the course of the darkish urban, an individual who turns out to grasp him larger than he is familiar with himself.
Plus: The commander of the spaceship fleet that simply annihilated the enemy armada makes a decision to develop into international dictator –that is, except his moment in command can cease him. And a countrywide try condemns a guy to a lifetime of unskilled exertions, except he can have the ability round the system.
Praise for Keith Laumer:
"Spare, fresh prose type and muscular storytelling strategy . . . the reader comes away with either a feeling of entirety and a hope for the story to head on ... perpetually, if possible." –David Weber
"You're approximately to have fun." –David Drake
"One of the best and well known writers of technology fiction." –Ben Bova
"... event stories which are brisk, gentle and sardonic ..." –Publishers Weekly
"Laumer is a grasp. . . ." –Seattle Times
"Tautly written and never-ending suspense ... first-class ..." –VOYA