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West Of The Sun

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Author: Edgar Pangborn
Language: English
Wordcount: 71,363 / 215 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.7
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 4,187
Added to site: 2013.05.24 31502
Genre: Young Readers

ago. All the way--God!--and then to be loused up by a builder's error!" To Spearman, Paul knew, a mechanical defect was the gravest of indecencies, beyond any forgiveness.

True sunset here. A world. And you don't climb out of gravity on charlesite. Paul said, "Doc--parallel lines--I think."

But the speed of the glide allowed no certainty, only a glimpse of three dark bars, perhaps half a mile long in the jungle area northwest of the meadow, and a hint of other groups further north. They should be there, according to a map Spearman had made in orbit from the final photographs. And some fifty miles south of here was a great network of them thirty miles long. The glide brought them out over meadow once more.

A thing was riding with them. A grumbling moan. Paul told himself: With Model L-46 it cannot happen--it cannot--Dorothy--Doc----

Dorothy cried, "Specks--in the open ground. Moving, hundreds of 'em. Oh, look! Smoke, Paul--campfires. How high are we?"



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