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Godmakers by Frank Herbert

By Frank Herbert

At the fringe of a war-weary and devastated galaxy, charismatic Lewis Orne makes planetfall on Hamal. His task: to discover any indicators of latent aggression during this planet’s inhabitants. To his astonishment, he unearths that his personal latent extrasensory powers have all of sudden blossomed, and he's invited to hitch the corporate of “gods” on the earth. and folks position convinced expectancies on their gods….

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I doubt it. " Stetson glanced at an indicator on his instrument panel. " "Get that call out immediately, Hal," Stetson said. " The humming of the space-punch transceiver fell off to silence. Stetson replaced the microphone, turned to Orne. " Orne shook his head. "I . " "Look behind us," Stetson said. Orne turned, stared back the way they had come. " Stetson asked. " "I mean the road," Stetson said. "You may consider this a first lesson in I-A technique: a wide road that follows the ridges is a military road.

Presently, Stetson said: "Very well. Go ahead as planned. But find out where they've hidden the Delphinus. " Tanub asked. Orne took his hand from his throat. "I'm nervous. " Tanub lowered the muzzle slightly. " Orne asked. He wet his lips with his tongue. The green cab light gave the Gienahn's face an eerie sinister appearance. "We can go soon," Tanub said. " Orne asked. " Tanub's gaze moved catlike, right, left. " He turned, barked an order into the jungle gloom, then climbed in behind Orne. There was a wet fur odor with a touch of acid in it about the Gienahn.

The rifle muzzle lowered slightly. Orne called to mind the Gienahn language that had been hypno-forced into him. Ocheero? " Ahh . . And he recalled the heavy fricative greeting sound. "Ffroiragrazzi," he said. " Orne fought down sudden panic. The lipless mouth had appeared so odd forming the familiar words. " the Gienahn demanded. Orne dropped his hand, said: "I'm Lewis Orne of the Rediscovery and Reeducation Service. " the Gienahn demanded. " Out of the corners of his eyes, Orne saw more shadows drop to the mud around him.

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