By Piers Anthony
Alien Plot: a guy of our global is shipped around the obstacles of an alien measurement. His activity is to infiltrate the local culture--But as soon as there he discovers that an alien plot of flooring can develop into home.This brand-new tale leads off a suite of 16 stories through Piers Anthony--including 11 tales released the following for the 1st time in paperback!Also incorporated is an interesting essay on writers and writing, written with perception, and revealing many elements of Anthony's remarkable career.Each tale in Alien Plot has an all-new advent by way of Piers Anthony.
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Van's robe remained wrapped around his arm. "I don't need it, animal," he replied. " He advanced, his padded arm in front. "But I have two heads," the dog said. " "So it's a fair fight," Van said. " Actually he was afraid that the dog could do exactly what he said, but he refused to let that fear show, knowing that it could be disastrous. He had to appear confident. Perhaps he could throw the dog on his back and nullify the other head with a foot. The dog evidently wasn't certain either. "You have courage, man," he said.
About my family. No, don't try to dissemble; you're new here, and it takes a while to get into the way of it. But T told me you were coming. " He glanced at the three-year-old. " The child disappeared into the house. "It's too big for her, Todd," Tara said. " She turned to Van. " Van hesitated. "Go ahead," Violet told him. " Bemused, he went to the door, following Tara. "I really don't—" He had to stop, because inside stood a slender but quite mature young woman with silken tresses. She looked like Tara, twice as old.
It hadn't been his record or his dedication, it had been his weirdness. He should have known. The Colonel nodded. "You. For those reasons. And because you're not one of our regular personnel. They wouldn't accept one of us; they know who we are, somehow, even when our number changes. " He paused for a deep breath. "All the volunteers were fantasy addicts; we felt we would succeed better if they had a predisposition. The aliens seem to believe in magic, so our community believes in magic. " Duff protested.