By Philip José Farmer
Reissued to persist with the Syfy Channel movie of Riverworld, this fourth ebook within the vintage Riverworld sequence keeps the adventures of Samuel Clemens and Sir Richard Francis Burton as they commute via Farmer's unusual and lovely Riverworld, a spot the place every person who ever lived is at the same time resurrected alongside a unmarried river valley that stretches over a complete planet. recognized characters from heritage abound.
Now Burton and Clemens, who've traveled for greater than thirty years on nice ships, are approximately to arrive the top of the River. yet there's a faith, The Church of the second one likelihood, that has grown up alongside the River and its adherents, in all probability encouraged through extraterrestrial beings, are made up our minds to wreck the riverboats. A coming conflict could ruin Burton and Clemens, yet whether they continue to exist, how can they penetrate the alien tower of the Ethicals, who created this spectacular international? What can people do opposed to a race able to making a global and resurrecting the full human race on it?
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Reissued to persist with the Syfy Channel movie of Riverworld, this fourth e-book within the vintage Riverworld sequence maintains the adventures of Samuel Clemens and Sir Richard Francis Burton as they shuttle via Farmer's unusual and lovely Riverworld, a spot the place everybody who ever lived is at the same time resurrected alongside a unmarried river valley that stretches over a whole planet.
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I don’t remember my ident number. ” “We have been combing Earth for you for nearly a week. Now I find you at a gathering I reached only by chance! ” “Oh no,” Louis said softly. Teela stood up somewhat awkwardly. “I haven’t been hiding, not from you and not from any other—extraterrestrial. ” Louis stepped between Nessus and the girl. “Nessus, Teela Brown obviously isn’t an explorer. ” The kzin was sitting up. ” “Look at yourself, Louis. Barely two meters long, slender even for a human. Are you an explorer?
Surely the puppeteer would be easier to deal with than the racially paranoid Trinocs, or the Kzinti with their hair-trigger killer instincts, or the sessile Grogs with their ... disturbing substitute for hands. The sight of the puppeteer had jarred loose a whole attic-full of dusty memories. Mixed with data on the puppeteers and their commercial empire, their interactions with humanity, their sudden and shocking disappearance—mixed with these were the taste of Louie's first tobacco cigarette, the feel of typewriter keys under clumsy, untrained fingers, lists of Interworld vocabulary to be memorized, the sound and taste of English, the uncertainties and embarrassments of extreme youth.
All the irrationalities of place and time and custom, blending into one big rationality of City, worldwide, like a dull gray paste. Did anyone today speak Deutsche, English, Francais, Espanol? Everyone spoke Interworld. Style in body paints changed all at once, all over the world, in one monstrous surge. Time for another sabbatical? Into the unknown, alone in a singleship, with his skin and eyes and hair their own color, a beard growing randomly over his face ... “Nuts,” said Louis to himself. ” Twenty years ago.