By Robert Sheckley

This time the people are taking the offensive! Stan Myakovsky is a once-famous scientist fallen on not easy occasions. Now he dodges spaceship repo males and desires of the marketability of his cybernetic ant. Then a lady named Julie Lish walks into his lifestyles. She is gorgeous, mysterious, and absolutely amoral. She is usually expert within the arts of thievery and Oriental self-defense. What's extra, she has a plan so outrageous there could be one likelihood in one million to drag it off.

Together Stan and Julie develop into the main not likely pair of pirates within the universe. With a hijacked spaceship and a group of hardcase misfits, they're looking for the last word pot of gold on the finish of a bloody intergalactic rainbow: royal jelly from an alien hive. the one challenge is that the fortune lies at the universe's so much godforsaken planet. And after they get their arms on it, the'll need to struggle their well past the extraterrestrial beings to get off the planet alive.

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They were machines, made of dark, glistening metal, and they towered above her. Spots of white light from some unknown source winked off metallic surfaces, and reflected from coils and condensers. They didn't even look like objects. They were like the ghosts of objects because their shapes were indistinct, ambiguous, swathed in a darkness that had gradation and depth, and was textured with the layers of silence. A voice crackled in the tiny radio bug implanted in her ear. "Julie? " It was Stan Myakov-sky, calling from the Dolomite's central control room.

He had taught her to develop her latent senses so that she could register things without literally seeing or hearing them. That ability came to her rescue now. Yes, it was not just imagination. There was some-thing near, and it was situated right over ... there! She whirled as a great looming thing detached itself from the deep knot of shadows near a gigantic machine that lay shrouded in its own dust. She found it fascinating, the way the shadows moved and grew, like something not human, the way they resolved into one, and that shadow suddenly turned solid and launched itself at her with an explosive hiss.

He seemed startled by what he saw, yet uncaring, as if it didn't matter what the world threw at him next. There was a small black-and-white TV on the table, and he turned it off. "Hello, Captain Hoban," Stan said. Hoban took his time about answering. He seemed to be reorienting himself in the real world, after a long trip to some unimaginable place, perhaps to the time of his trouble in the asteroids. At last he said, "It is you, isn't it? " "Hi," Stan said. " Hoban nodded, then looked around. He seemed aware for the first time of the apartment's appearance.

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