By Keith Laumer
Armchair fiction offers the easiest in vintage technology fiction novels. “A hint of reminiscence” takes you all of the method from Stonehenge to outer house. while a guy named Legion signed on as a soldier of fortune he didn't count on to finally end up because the grasp of a personal island. Nor did he count on to cower within the old Druid pits…nor struggle for his lifestyles within the nice corridor at Okk-Hamiloth, on a planet many galaxies away. the writer, Keith Laumer used to be one of many technology fiction world’s grasp storytellers. the following he sweeps you thru the a long way reaches of time and the vastness of outer house during this novel of retribution.
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Since this is khaff, it cannot be an actual scar. " I grabbed the book and looked. There was a faint mark across the back cover, as though the book had been scraped on something sharp. I remembered how much luck I had had with a knife. The mark had been put here, disguised as a casual nick in the finish. It had to mean something. " I asked. Foster looked surprised. "In the same way that I know the window is of glass," he said. " "Speaking of glass," I said. "Wait till I get my hands on a microscope.
A stone, dislodged by my movement, clattered away down the 30° slope. "Hell, that tunnel's man-made," I said, peering into it. " "Legion, we'll have to see what's down there," Foster said. "We could come back later, with ropes and big insurance policies," I said. "But we won't," said Foster. "We've found what we were looking for—" "Sure," I said, "and it serves us right. " "I'm sure. " Foster thrust his legs into the opening, slid over the edge and disappeared. I followed him. I eased down a few feet, glanced back for a last look at the night sky, then lost my grip and slid.
The globe," Foster said, taking it in his hands. " "What would he know about—" "Disregard the anachronistic aspect of it," Foster said. "The man who wrote the book knew many things. We'll have to start with some assumptions. " "Certainly. Why not? " "But this part about a rock outcropping," I said. " "We can consult a geology text. " "White cliffs…" We both reached for the globe at once. "One hundred twenty-five miles west of the chalk cliffs," said Foster. He ran a finger over the globe. "North of London, but south of Birmingham.