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Excerpt: ...trigger; the slightest extra pressure meant flaming death. "That's better," Hilary approved. "You shall pay for this," howled the Mercutian, finding voice again. "You shall suffer a hundred deaths in one." "Softly," Hilary grinned. "Just a little while ago you were very anxious to meet me. Now that I'm here you don't seem overmuch pleased." Joan was rummaging fExcerpt: ...trigger; the slightest extra pressure meant flaming death. "That's better," Hilary approved. "You shall pay for this," howled the Mercutian, finding voice again. "You shall suffer a hundred deaths in one." "Softly," Hilary grinned. "Just a little while ago you were very anxious to meet me. Now that I'm here you don't seem overmuch pleased." Joan was rummaging frantically in the open chest. The Viceroy started, his unlidded pink eyes opened wider. But he was careful to keep his hands in plain view. "You are the Earth dog who killed the Magnificents." "I wouldn't call names," Hilary advised. "It might be unhealthy. But I am that very individual. And I trust"...

Title : Slaves of Mercury
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ISBN : 9781153823029
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 36 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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Slaves of Mercury Reviews

  • Charles
    2019-03-29 04:05

    I actually listened to this as a Kindle ebook. I downloaded it from Project Gutenberg and converted it to Kindle format. I thought it was quite good. It was written around 1939 and shows some datedness but I enjoyed it. I thought the writing actually had some nice poetic elements to it. I also found a number of elements that were very, very similar to the much later movie, "Independence Day," enough so that I had to wonder if the writers of that movie were influenced by this book.