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Boldens Pets

Auhtor: Floyd Wallace

Language: english
Published: 1955

Genres:

fiction,  science fiction,  short stories
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Review by Stephen M. Charme, September 2007


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'Boldens Pets':

The price of life was a life for a life?which was all the reward the victim looked for!

Excerpts from the Book 'Boldens Pets':


... show: five pairs of radar goggles, seven high-velocity carbines, seven boxes of ammunition. This was the natives' own rule and was never to be disregarded???it ...
... basket equal so many fine products of superlative technology? Apparently it did. The natives had different values. To them, one pair of goggles ...
... on the cabin light. It was one of those mysterious creatures every tribe kept in cages near the outskirts of their camps. What they did with them no one ...
... seat into a bed, decided he was too tired to eat, and went directly to sleep. When he awakened, the storm was still raging and the little animal ...
... Bolden headed straight up, until he was high enough to establish communication over the peaks. He made a brief report about the natives' agreement and ...
... We know what it is, but we're not sure of the best way to treat it. Bolden grunted to himself. The microscreen and decontagion suit were strong ...
... We already have specimens in the sonic accelerator. We've been able to speed up the life processes of the microbes about ten times. Before the day is ...
... in the body. Bolden was the first patient actually being observed with the disease, but the time element wasn't as bad as he had thought. That's ...
... of the wall and plugged it into the decontagion suit. He spread his legs and held his arms away from his sides. In an instant, the suit glowed white ...
... she held out. All of it? Certainly. You get it down and I'll see that it comes back up. The string won't hurt you. She passed a small instrument ...
... She got up. Want a sedative for the night? I've got a sedative inside me. Looks like it will be permanent. That's what I like about you, you're ...
... He couldn't crawl very well because his hands wouldn't support his weight so he crept along on his knees and elbows. It didn't hurt. Nothing hurt ...
... hands were numb and he couldn't work the latch. The animal licked his fingers. It was easier after that. He couldn't feel what he was doing, but somehow ...
... He was proud of the finger. He couldn't feel what he was doing, but he had control over it. You, Kessler, should face the fact that a doctor ...
... real opinion when he left the room. He failed to plug in and flash the decontagion suit. Bolden smiled at the doctor's omission and ran his hand through the ...
... The sun was brilliant and Van Daamas seemed a wonderful place to be alive in. Yes, with death behind him, it was a very wonderful place. Bolden chatted ...
... that gesture. It was the sense that something was missing that caused him to look down. The animal was not at his side. He turned around. The ...
... from the tissue around his nerves that the patient is allowed to have one of Bolden's pets. In the end, it is the animal that dies. As the natives ...
... that I could sell up to-morrow morning! Of the quartet that heard his words no two members seemed quite similarly impressed. The pale face of Adeler, ...
... a new civilization is dawning.... About About Wallace: F. L. Wallace, sometimes credited as Floyd Wallace, was a noted science ...