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A Knyght Ther Was

Auhtor: Robert Franklin Young

Language: english
Published: 1963

Genres:

fiction,  science fiction,  short stories
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Review by Stephen M. Charme, July 2005


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Knyght Ther Was':

But the Knyght was a little less than Perfect and his horse did not have a metabolism and his castle was much more mobile--timewise!--than it had any business being!

Excerpts from the Book 'A Knyght Ther Was':


... the one-way transparency of the special alloy that had gone into its construction gave him unrestricted vision, while two inbuilt audio-amplifiers performed ...
... withdrew a small stereophoto from his breast pocket and tossed it on the desk. Have a look at that first???then I'll go, he said. Perfidion picked ...
... had not the latter been called away in the middle of the game and been unable to return till it was nearly over. Oh well, Mallory thought, encephalo-guiding ...
... rode through the gateway and into the courtyard, congratulating himself on the effectiveness of his impersonation. Ye will come unto the chamber of ...
... ye therefore to help me, for ye be a shining knight indeed, wherefore ye ought not to fail no damosel which is in distress, and she besought you of ...
... Lord, whose liege man I am, keep Lionel, my brother, that these knights slay him not, and for pity of you, and for Mary's sake, I shall succor ...
... the which is much with sin, he did see it???and did take it. He's not going to get very far with it, though, Mallory said. And then, How long is ...
... breath was warm little wind seeping through the crevices of his gorget. Oh, fair sir, ye be the noblest of all the knights in all the land, ...
... keep to the center of the lane. And, as before, no one was abroad. Probably King Pelles' wassail was already in progress, or, if not, the goodly knights ...
... what legend said to the contrary. Certainly it had been a gamble worth taking, and obviously Perfidion had taken it. And won the jackpot. But that ...
... a cool and soothing ointment to his ear. On the table by the bed lay a basin of water, and on her lap lay a pink tube. He grabbed the tube, looked ...
... against King Tolleme. Then Joseph bled at the nose, so that he might not by no means be staunched. And there upon that shield he made a cross of his ...
... heard a second set of hoofbeats and knew that Mallory II had made his presence known. Presently both sets crescendoed into staccato thunder as the two ...
... kid had elected to give him a sporting chance, he would teach the young upstart a lesson that he would never forget. Again, the two men came together. ...
... slay you. I yield, Mallory said. Sir Galahad sheathed his sword. Ye be not sorely wounded, and sithen I desire not neither of they two steeds, as ...
... that Rowena would use the same route back to the chamber of the Sangraal that they had used in leaving it???actually, she had no other choice???and ...
... I'm onto you???don't you see? You're a time-fink. A???? a time fink? I wot not what??? An agent of the Past Police. One of those do-gooders ...
... such a time. She paused. Then, What might be thy true name, sir knight? Mallory, Mallory said. Thomas Mallory. I have great joy of thy acquaintance, ...
... Perfidion, he had wanted Mallory to know how completely he was being outsmarted. The chances were, though, that if the man had anticipated the near-coincidence ...
... was a little less than Perfect, and his horse did not have a metabolism, and his castle was much more mobile—timewise!—than it had ...