By Robert Sheckley (Adapter) Jerry Prosser
This time the people are taking the offensive! Stan Myakovsky is a once-famous scientist fallen on demanding occasions. Now he dodges spaceship repo males and goals 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 may be one likelihood in one million to tug it off.Together Stan and Julie develop into the main not going pair of pirates within the universe. With a hijacked spaceship and a staff 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 when they get their fingers on it, the'll need to struggle their well past the extraterrestrial beings to get off the planet alive.
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The guide considered. He didn’t want any trouble, life was hard enough, why stir up trouble with people who were probably nutcases? The woman with the strong hands was right, what difference did it make to him? “Do whatever you want,” he said, stepping back as Julie released his shoulder. Stan pushed open the door that led into the Dolomite proper. As it opened, an alarm went off deep inside the ship. The lights in the corridor behind the door began to flash.. There was a sound of heavy running feet, and then two men in brown security-guard uniforms came hurrying up with carbines at port arms.
The guards snapped to attention. ” The guards saluted Hoban, who returned the salute. “Now turn off your weapons”—another double click—”and attend to the incoming crew. They should be arriving any minute. ” Both guards saluted, turned on their heels, and marched off. “Welcome aboard, Commander,” Gill said. “Thank you, Gill,” Hoban said. ” “It’s my conditioning that turned things your way, sir,” Gill said. “I could not fire on you, nor ask the guards to do so. After our many tours of duty together, you and I have developed too many bonds.
But he was still worried. What good was it to be rich if you were also dead? The time was nearing to wake the crew from hypersleep. The flight was almost at an end. Their destination, the planet AR-32, was coming up on the screens, a glowing dot in the dark sky. June knew this would be her last time alone with Stan for a long time. There was a lot to do, a lot of last-minute details to attend to, and she didn’t know when she and Stan would get some quiet time alone. Maybe not until they had finished the expedition—or to call it by its true name, their raid.
Alien Harvest (Aliens) by Robert Sheckley (Adapter) Jerry Prosser