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The Alembic Plot

Auhtor: Ann Wilson

Language: english
Published: 1992

Genres:

science fiction,  post 1930,  creative commons
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eBook size: 582Kb

Review by O. Brown, August 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'The Alembic Plot':

This novel is a weird mixture of sex and religion with very little plot. I got about halfway through the book and realized I did not want to waste any more of my time with this drivel.

Excerpts from the Book 'The Alembic Plot':


... for other survivors while Boris and Sergeant Vincent knelt over the inert form that had to be Joan Cortin. Vincent was giving her Last Rites while ...
... receding slightly above the temples, green eyes, classical features that looked like he laughs a lot- She broke off, seeing recognition in the others' ...
... hadn't asked him to leave and he'd never seen a third-stage interrogation-though he'd both seen and helped in several second-stage ones. He said ...
... at a shelter or detention center. Any questions so far.. No, ma'am. Odeon had been more concerned with keeping his stomach under control than with ...
... her from visiting the retired priest, his brother's family-and her family, the cat she'd found in labor on the back seat of her car three days ago. ...
... but to Cortin's surprise it was an honest effort he actually did regret what he'd done. Imminent-death repentance wasn't as good as trying to live a ...
... not to think about-while she'd been under Sis' drugs. The catch.. We're hoping you don't think there is one-or at least not one bad enough ...
... and the others helped me find out I liked, but it . . . with them, it wasn't right, and I finally figured out that was because Captain Odeon and the ...
... was concerned, His Majesty saying she should come made it an order. I'll do my best to be there, Sire. Full dress uniform.. Or formal civilan ...
... since they must obey the law, and you need not if you believe disobeying to be in the Kingdoms' best interest.. Cortin felt a sudden brief hysteria. ...
... reclaim the symbol Shayan stole and marked you with. You belong to me, not him-as do the other Sealed. Please remove your gloves.. Cortin obeyed, ...
... until she checked the common-room without finding either Mike or Dave that her worry got serious. Dave hadn't said anything about having a subject ...
... Mike.. I will be, after a nap. Odeon rubbed his temples. He said the operation would be nothing compared to the lesson, and he was right-but it ...
... never get over what she called squeamishness humanity needed far more of that type than it did Inquisitors, or even regular Enforcement troopers. The ...
... have to be careful not to let that feeling hinder her judgement during the negotiations. She frowned when Medart, informed she'd been named negotiator, ...
... the names of God and Devil. 29. Arrival. The Columbus left as soon as Medart's ship, the Empress Lindner, entered orbit. Battle cruisers were far ...
... people were on a policy level, though.. And I am. Yes. Medart was silent for a moment. Our basic policy is pretty simple, really, though ...
... close personal ties, so if I take the job, I won't even love them any more. Will I.. Medart hesitated, but he couldn't either lie or refuse to answer. ...
... 17. Family. 20a. Decision. Monday, 16 March 2572. Shannon had sent Blackfeather home to get ready for her trip, and was distracting himself ...
... make it as much an agony as it usually is a pleasure.. Medart and Cortin both stared at him in astonishment, for different reasons. After several seconds, ...