Sight Gag

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Published: 1962
Language: English
Wordcount: 4,187 / 20 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.5
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 772
Added to site: 2009.10.20
mnybks.net#: 25593
Origin: gutenberg.org

Intelligence is a great help in the evolution-by-survival—but intelligence without muscle is even less useful than muscle without brains. But it's so easy to forget that muscle—plain physical force—is important, too!

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e blinding motion. This time the solar plexus was the target for one balled fist.

And then, of course, it was all over.

* * * * *

"Of course it was simple," Donegan said. "Anyone could have thought of it--and I knew you would."

"All the same," the Psi Operative said, "I nearly didn't."

Donegan nodded. "If you hadn't," he said, "we'd stationed a man downstairs who'd memorized your room. He could have done the job, too."

The Operative blinked. "Who?" he said.

"Desk clerk," Donegan said.

"Why didn't you tell me--"

"Now, use your head," Donegan said. "If you'd known you were all right, you'd never have thought of the answer. You had to prove you could do it--prove it to yourself as well as to me."

"But--"

"And you had to prove you could beat him on his grounds, too, as well as yours," Donegan went on. "You had to take him, not only with psi forces, but with the only weapons a Psi Operative is allowed to carry."

"Fists," the Operat

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Average Rating of 2 from 1 reviews: **
2013.07.25
Paulo Respighi
**...

An FBI agent with psi powers (telepathy, telekinesis, casting illusions) is being stalked by the brother of a man he caught and helped convict. The man has him trapped in a hotel room and has brought a psi shield, a blindfold, and sufficient air to do the job. The agent is unarmed.

A rather exotic set-up requires quite a suspension of disbelief.


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