By Robert Sheckley (Adapter) Jerry Prosser
This time the people are taking the offensive! Stan Myakovsky is a once-famous scientist fallen on not easy occasions. Now he dodges spaceship repo males and goals of the marketability of his cybernetic ant. Then a lady named Julie Lish walks into his existence. She is gorgeous, mysterious, and completely amoral. She can also be expert within the arts of thievery and Oriental self-defense. what is extra, she has a plan so outrageous there will be one probability in 1000000 to drag it off.Together Stan and Julie develop into the main not going pair of pirates within the universe. With a hijacked spaceship and a group of hardcase misfits, they're 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 past the extraterrestrial beings to get off the planet alive.
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All right, Norbert,” Myakovsky said, “you’ve had your fun. Go to the laboratory. I’ll want to scan some of your response codes. And get Mac to shut up. ” “Yes, Dr. Myakovsky,” Norbert said, and walked quietly out of the room. 22 A door slid open and Captain Hoban walked through. He had a dazed look in his eyes, and Stan knew he could not have been awake for long. “You’re early out of the hypersleep, Captain:” “Yes, sir. ” “I suppose it is time we had that,” Stan said. “I want to thank you again for throwing in your lot with me.
Maybe. ” “Stan, if you want to succeed in what you and I are getting into, you’re going to have to learn how to fake self-confidence. ” “Sure, in college. ” “Well, that’s what you’re going to do now. Act the part of Dr. ” “Acting a part,” Stan mused. “What a novel idea! ” Julie nodded. “I knew right away you had it in you to play the Big Con. ” It was the nicest compliment Stan had ever been paid. “And as for you, Captain Hoban …” Julie continued. ” Hoban said. “You’re going to have to get that hangdog look off of your face.
AR-32? I think I’ve heard of the place,” Hoban said. ” “We’re pretty sure there’s an alien super-hive on that planet, which apparently won’t support anything else. ” “Yes, sir. I understand. ” “I have a right to my share in that matter,” Stan said. “Julie and I are going to relieve them of some of their plunder. Royal jelly is like pirate’s gold, Hoban. ” “Yes, sir. I don’t have much trouble with that concept, though Gill might. ” Stan stared at him. “Yes, it could come to that. I don’t expect them to be too happy about our taking what they have come to regard as their own, but frankly, I don’t much care what they feel.