Divinity

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Published: 1953
Language: English
Wordcount: 7,701 / 28 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80
LoC Category: PS
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 1,232
Added to site: 2007.09.17
mnybks.net#: 18251
Origin: gutenberg.org

Bradley had one fear in his life. He had to escape regeneration. To do that, he was willing to take any chance, coward though he was--even if it meant that he had to become a god!

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under the green fur.

Several of the men had little blowpipes, through which they released a shower of darts. But the darts bounced off the fur, and the thing came on. Bradley fumbled for his gun, and almost dropped it in his excitement. When he finally brought it up into aiming position, his hand was trembling, and his finger could hardly catch the trigger.

The thing leaped into the air at the old man, Yanyoo, just as the gun went off. The body vaporized first, leaving for a fraction of a second the fierce head and the powerful legs apparently supporting themselves in the air. Then part of the head went, and the rest fell to the ground. But sheer momentum carried the green smoky vapor on, so that it surrounded first the old man, then several of the girls, and after them, Bradley himself. They were all yelling, all but Bradley, who put away his gun and muttered to himself in relief, and then the wind began to dissipate the vapor, and on the ground there was left only part of a head and six torn l

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Average Rating of 3.5 from 2 reviews: ****
2015.03.15
Lisa Carr
****.

A surprisingly pleasant and upbeat story. A mamma's boy petty thief being transported for regeneration (somewhere,) steals a lifeboat and crash lands on a planet with humanish inhabitants. They toss out their old god and adopt him as god.
So how will he act with unlimited power over his subjects? Yes, the ending is unlikely, but Bradley changes as the story progresses, and the story is very engaging until the end.

2014.02.20
JoJo Biggins
***..

An interesting read, but a bit of a trite ending.


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