by E. E. Smith
Publisher: Fantasy Press 1948
Number of pages: 287
The novel covers several episodes in an eons-long human breeding project by the super-intelligences of the Arisians. This alien race is breeding two genetic lines to become the ultimate weapon in Arisia's cosmic war with their arch-enemies, the Eddorians.
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Fine example of a free on-line science fiction novel. The stories reimagine classic science fiction themes with a quirky style and a cast that includes a smart-mouthed cat, a boy-crazy Artificial Intelligence, a warrior-artist, and a sardonic ghost.
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