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Home Is the Hangman / We, in Some Strange Power's Employ, Move on a Rigorous Line

(1990)
An omnibus of novels by

 
 
SCIENCE FICTION-2 BOOKS IN ONE VOLUME-HOME IS THE HANGMAN-THE HANGMAN EXPLORED IO FOR US,AND STARTED IN ON EUROPA.THEN IT STARTED BEHAVING ERRATICALLY,JUST WHEN WE THOUGHT IT HAD REALLY LEARNT IT'S JOB.THAT SOUNDS RIGHT I SAID.IT REFUSED A DIRECT ORDER TO EXPLORE CALLISTO,THEN HEADED OUT TOWARDS URANUS.YES IT'S BEEN YEARS SINCE I READ THE REPORTS.THE HANGMAN'S CRASHED OR LANDED,AS THE CASE MAY BE,IN THE GULF OF MEXICO,HE CONTINUED TWO DAYS AGO.I JUST STARED AT HIM.IT WAS EMPTY HE SAID,WHEN THEY FINALLY GOT OUT AND DOWN TO IT.I DON'T UNDERSTAND.YESTERDAY MORNING,HE WENT ON,RESTERANTER MANNY BURNS WAS FOUND BEATEN TO DEATH IN THE OFFICE OF HIS ESTABLISHMENT IN NEW ORLEANS.I STILL FAIL TO SEE-MANNY BURNS WAS ONE OF THE FOUR ORIGINAL OPERATORS WHO PROGRAMMED-PARDON ME TAUGHT-THE HANGMAN./WE-LOOK MISTER I SAID,THE HAINSVILLE REPORT SAYS THERE ARE OVER TWO DOZEN PEOPLE LIVING ON THIS MOUNTAIN.GLOBAL DOESN'T REGISTER A SINGLE OUTLET.HE SLIPPED HIS HANDS INTO HIS BACK POCKETS.DON'T BELIEVE I HAVE SEEN ANY,NOW YOU MENTION IT.MABEL SAID,THE LAW GOVERNS HOW MUCH POWER AND HOW MANY OUTLETS MUST BE AVAILABLE AND ACCESSIBLE TO EACH PERSON.WE'LL BE LAYING LINES UP HERE THIS AFTERNOON AND TOMORROW MORNING.WERE NOT HERE TO MAKE TROUBLE.WE DON'T WANT TO FIND ANY.WHAT MAKES YOU THINK YOU MIGHT?WELL,YOUR FRIEND OVER THERE ALREADY TRIED TO CUT MY HEAD OFF.

    

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April 1990 : USA Paperback
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Title: Home Is the Hangman/We, in Some Strange Power's Employ, Move on a Rigorous Line/2 Books in One (Tor Science Fiction Double)
Author(s): Roger Zelazny, Samuel R Delany
ISBN: 0-8125-0983-8 / 978-0-8125-0983-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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