By David Gerrold
David Gerrold takes you on a journey of exchange universes … universes the place Santa Claus isn’t great and the easiest guy is absolutely elected president; the place Ronald Reagan and Gregory Peck command the aircraft sporting the 1st atomic bomb and John F. Kennedy stars within the hit express celebrity music, the place Franz Kafka doesn’t write fiction and the satan holds academic seminars. advent by means of Mike Resnick.
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If it had been some years ago you would have needed no one else; but his influence is much reduced, it has gone into Maea's hands, and Maea, I fear, is one of Case's jackals. " So Mr. Tarleton said farewell; and half an hour later the crew were singing and the paddles flashing in the missionary-boat. 48 Island Nights' Entertainments by Robert Louis Stevenson CHAPTER IV. DEVIL-WORK. NEAR a month went by without much doing. The same night of our marriage Galoshes called round, and made himself mighty civil, and got into a habit of dropping in about dark and smoking his pipe with the family.
He was in deep thought, and the birds seemed to know it, trotting quite near him on the sand, or wheeling and calling in his ears. When he passed me I could see by the working of his lips that he was talking to himself, and what pleased me mightily, he had still my trade mark on his brow, I tell you the plain truth: I had a mind to give him a gunful in his ugly mug, but I thought better of it. All this time, and all the time I was following home, I kept repeating that native word, which I remembered by "Polly, put the kettle on and make us all some tea," tea-a-pollo.
With that we parted, and I went straight home, in a hot temper, and found Uma trying on a lot of trade goods like a baby. "Here," I said, "you quit that foolery! Here's a pretty mess to have made, as if I wasn't bothered enough anyway! " And then I believe I gave her a bit of the rough side of my tongue, as she deserved. She stood up at once, like a sentry to his officer; for I must say she was always well brought up, and had a great respect for whites. "And now," says I, "you belong round here, you're bound to understand this.
Alternate Gerrolds: An Assortment of Fictitious Lives by David Gerrold