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Rule Golden

(1979)
And Other Stories
A collection of stories by

 
 
As a newspaper publisher, Robert James Dahls found the news disconcerting; in fact, inexplicable. News items like two boxers simultaneously knocking each other out, prison guards sick and unable to guard the prisoners, policemen shooting fleeing culprits and collapsing themselves, battered wives with husbands suffering the same injuries that they inflicted.

Dahl catches wind of a large experimental facility that is being led by the U.S. Department of Defense. His suspicions coincide with the strange, beyond-coincidental behavior that he's been observing. For what's on the grounds of the facility is much more radical than anything that was claimed to be found in Roswell. Not just an alien but one that has a strange effect on the human race. Where the Golden Rule in reversed: Be done by as you do to others. How can we get along without conflict? What will happen to the human race? Dahl soon finds himself a fugitive helping a bizarre alien save or destroy the Earth!


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June 1979 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Rule Golden and Other Stories
Author(s): Damon Knight
ISBN: 0-380-43646-9 / 978-0-380-43646-0 (USA edition)
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July 2009 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Rule Golden
Author(s): Damon Knight
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Title: Rule Golden
Author(s): Damon Knight
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March 2009 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Rule Golden
Author(s): Damon Knight
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