By Robert Sheckley (Adapter) Jerry Prosser
This time the people are taking the offensive! Stan Myakovsky is a once-famous scientist fallen on demanding instances. Now he dodges spaceship repo males and desires of the marketability of his cybernetic ant. Then a girl named Julie Lish walks into his lifestyles. She is gorgeous, mysterious, and absolutely amoral. She is additionally expert within the arts of thievery and Oriental self-defense. what is extra, she has a plan so outrageous there will be one likelihood in 1000000 to drag it off.Together Stan and Julie turn into the main not going pair of pirates within the universe. With a hijacked spaceship and a staff of hardcase misfits, they are trying to find the final 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 fingers on it, the'll need to struggle their well beyond the extraterrestrial beings to get off the planet alive.
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But late. Stan was always late. What good could his warning do for her now? He never seemed to realize it. Not that she had expected anything more. She was responsible for herself. And June was already in motion as the thing came at her. Her long legs, clad in skintight black plastic, pumped smoothly as she sprinted down the central aisle of the Dolomite’s great central cargo hold. The creature, three times her height, colored an unremitting black, with jaws filled with long closely packed fanglike teeth, came after her.
Pull the plug! ” But Julie kept running. She seemed to be going for some kind of a record. Never had she been so graceful, so light on her feet. She had reached the far end of the compartment. The egress port was dogged down tight. Norbert was less than five feet behind her now. He reached for her with taloned claws, ending in dagger-sharp tips. Julie stood her ground, and Stan couldn’t help but admire the game quality of her courage. Then she ducked down and scuttled between the creature’s legs, catching it by surprise, and escaping with nothing more than a shallow scratch on her right shoulder.
Stan pushed at the door. The guide moved to stop him, then stopped abruptly when he felt a hand on his shoulder. The young woman had seized him, and she had a grip of steel. ” the guide said, trying to make a joke out of it, because people from the tour were staring. He tried to shake free, but Julie’s fingers didn’t budge. “I’ll be happy to let you go,” she said. ” the guide said. Julie shrugged. “What difference does it make to you, anyhow, who runs the ship? You’ve got your concession. You’re selling your tickets and your hot dogs.