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The Demi-Urge

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Published: 1963
Language: English
Wordcount: 2,085 / 13 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 45.5
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,218
Added to site: 2010.01.10
mnybks.net#: 26250
Origin: gutenberg.org

As if one mystery of creation weren't enough,there was the myth of . . .the Demi-Urge

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flourishes here with an extravagance of energy that has been a constant amazement to all the members of the survey team. It multiplies and surges to its fulfillment at an exponential rate. Even within the short period of our visit the Terrans have made significant advances. They have filled their small solar system with their own kind and now they are reaching to the stars.

We can no longer keep the existence of our Empire unknown to them.

And (though it is as incredible as [sqrt](-1)) the Terrans are slaves! Every page of the survey's report bears witness to it.

Their captors are not alive. They do not, at least, possess the properties of life as it i

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Average Rating of 1.5 from 2 reviews: **
2014.01.28
Paulo Respighi
**...

A trivial little story about scouts from an alien empire reporting on intelligent life on Earth. It's a couple of reports to their ruling council.

2014.01.15
JoJo Biggins
*....

Thankfully, this story is very short.


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