The Sword and the Atopen

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Published: 1956
Language: English
Wordcount: 4,659 / 21 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60.9
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 890
Added to site: 2008.10.12
mnybks.net#: 22332
Origin: gutenberg.org

The conversion of light into electricity by spectrum is an interesting possibility. The idea of using foreign proteins on the human system to repel enemies, is also interesting. Do you get it? We didn't either until we read the story. Read the yarn and you'll get it too.

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y exhausted on the floor with great streams of frothy mucous pouring from his nose and throat.

A possibility dawned in Loomis' mind. He dashed away to search the other mess tents, shouting to his aides to follow suit. It was as he guessed: they had landed in a camp of dead and dying; stricken by some mysterious power. Hope suddenly surged back into his soul. He felt dizzy and faint. Could a similar fate have caused the unaccountable silence of the enemy's cannonade? Even as the thought came to him, he knew it must be so. His marvelous old friend, Dr. Rutledge, had risen to the need of the world and crushed the yellow menace.

* * * * *

Such, truly, had been the case. In a single hour, through the agency of a harmless food, the subtle scientist had crushed a nation. The principle involved had been discovered nearly two centuries before, when it was well-known that if an animal were injected with a small quantity of a protein foreign to his body, a subsequent dose a hundred million times as

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Average Rating of 3 from 1 reviews: ***
2015.08.01
Dai Alanye
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Not exactly bad but mainly a gimmick tale.


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