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By Terry Bisson

Bears notice Fire is the 1st brief tale assortment by means of the main acclaimed technological know-how fiction writer of the last decade, writer of such impressive novels as Talking guy and Voyage to the crimson Planet. It brings jointly nineteen of Bisson's best works for the 1st time in a single quantity, between them the darkly comedian identify tale, which garnered the field's optimum honors, together with the Hugo, Nebula, Theodore Sturgeon, and Locus awards.

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Funny how the blind see cars. "You're probably wondering what a blind man's doing with a shotgun," I said. I had been cleaning mine when she came. "I like the feel of it even though I don't shoot. It was a gift from the Outer Banks Wildlife Association. " She said nothing. Which is different from not saying anything. "Ducks and sand," I said. "Anyway, it's real silver. It's English; a Cleveland. " She drove like a bat out of hell. The road from my studio to Durham is narrow and winding. For the first time since the incident, I was glad I couldn't see.

Your genetic heritage is a part of the priceless national endowment of every man, woman, and child in America, not just your private property to dispose of as you please. " "You guess! " "Enough, young lady. I am sentencing you to nine months at Catskill Tolerance Development Camp, or until the baby is born, followed by nine years at Point Pleasant Repeat Pregnancy Farm. " "I'm putting you on probation, Yusef, and taking you home for dinner as soon as court is over. I want you to meet my daughter.

It was my own scream, echoing. I must have lost consciousness again, or perhaps there was an injection to smooth out the reentry process. When I awoke I was breathing smoothly, relaxed, lying on a two-person wheeled gurney. It was 4:03 PM. according to my braille watch; only two hours since my trip had begun. I heard voices and sat up; a paper cup of hot tea laced with bourbon was thrust into my hand. My lips were numb. "That first retrocution can be rough," DeCandyle said. " I hurt all over but I nodded.

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