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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Lightning Source Inc
Publication date February 28, 2008
Pages 104
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781603124607
ISBN-10 1603124608
Original list price $9.95
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description:

It seemed Earth was a rich, and undefended planet in a warring, hating galaxy. Things can be deceptive though; children playing can be quite rough -- but that ain't war, friend!

-- JOHN W. CAMPBELL's original blurb for this tale


When we first read Campbell's blurb for this novella, we wondered what the devil he (and, after a page or two, del Rey, too) were on about. We were still wondering, halfway through the tale -- until it fell on us, just the way you'd expect it to in a work out of JWC's Astounding/Analog. The earth men may seem to be pathetic numbskulls collecting what they deserve -- but watch them closely. They're on to something.

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