Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Book Excerpt for the Day

    Time passed.  Junior grew to adulthood.  He specialized in magic when he attended the same college Cedric had, and showed similar brilliance.  He progressed beyond the level of his professors.  For his Ph.D. project he developed the spell that enabled the deer to shoot back: any missile discharged, whether from bow, gun, or hand, swung around to score on the hunter.  Suddenly hunting lost its appeal, not only in the local wetlands, but in all wetlands and most of the remaining wilderness of the world.

    (from With A Tangled Skein by Piers Anthony)

    4½*/10.  The complete review is here.

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