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PREFACE
CHAPTER-1-2
CHAPTER-3
CHAPTER-4-5-6-7
CHAPTER-8-9
CHAPTER-10-11
CHAPTER-12-13-14-15
CHAPTER-16-17
CHAPTER-18-19
CHAPTER-20-21-22
CHAPTER-23-24-25
CHAPTER-26-27-28
CHAPTER-29-30
CHAPTER-31.1
CHAPTER-31.2
CHAPTER-31.3
CHAPTER-32
CHAPTER-33
CHAPTER-34-35-36-37-38
CHAPTER-39-40-41-42
CHAPTER-43-44-45
CHAPTER-46-47
CHAPTER-48
CHAPTER-49-50
CHAPTER-51
CHAPTER-52-53
The Sex Life of the Gods. Michael Knerr. CHAPTER-1-2
CHAPTER-3
CHAPTER-4
CHAPTER-5-6
CHAPTER-7-8
CHAPTER-9-10
CHAPTER-11-12
CHAPTER-13-14
CHAPTER-15-16
CHAPTER-17-18

Galaxies of stars whirled about, silver ships streaking in the sky and 

tiny points of light whipping across ochre deserts. Men in blue uniforms 

drilling beneath a violet sky in the heat of a solar wafer splotched 

above them. It was real! The fears he had had, the crazy alternative 

that the dreams presented to him ... it was all real. 

 

"It wasn't a dream," Nick muttered, shaking his head like a punch-drunk 

fighter. "I really am Firstspacer Lors! And I know you! I know you!" 

 

"Take it easy, boy," Narvi said softly. "You've had a bad time. I might 

have known you _couldn't_ report to us. Thesa, get some water! He looks 

as though he's going to pass out!" 

 

"I'm all right, I'm all right." He looked at Narvi and the memories, at 

least a few of them, came fluttering into place. The temporary amnesia 

slipped aside and the veil began to rise. 

 

"You're sure you're all right, Lors?" 

 

"Yes, Narvi. Things are beginning to make sense. Tell me about what I'm 

doing here." 

 

Narvi cursed angrily. "Commander Imry, the stupid thistlebug! It's all 

his fault! All this fouled up thing is his doing. It would have been bad 

enough even without your ship crashing; that just added to it. Luckily, 

Imry has been ordered back. Someone back home heard of his idiotic plan 

and the government is yelling for his hide." 

 

"What plan? I ... can't..." 

 

Thesa came in with a glass of water and handed it to Lors, who sipped at 

it slowly while the big blond explained things to him. While Narvi 

talked, it all began to come into sharp focus in his mind. 

 

"After you and I finished campaigning on Darkkan and Thista, we applied 

for assignment in this galaxy. They wanted to split us up, at first," 

Narvi grinned, "but we got mad, so they left us together and we were 

shipped here under old Commander Imry. After a couple of years, Terran 

time, studying on Mars we became agents on this planet. I got an easy 

one here with Thesa, but Imry had bigger plans for you. Damn him!" 

 

"But why are we spying on these people, Narvi? For war?" 

 

"I hope not. The Terrans are getting close to space travel, and you know 

what that would do to our colonies in this galaxy. They're entering a 

primitive Atomic civilization and they're like little children playing 

with weapons. Oh, they're serious enough, but they're so damned careless 

they're likely to ruin the planet in atomic wars..." 

 

"Sounds like the ancient history of our own planet," Lors said softly. 

The memories were coming in faster now. 

 

"True. And you know what happened to us? Damned near lost the whole 

planet. Anyhow, you know the other planets in this galaxy? Well, since 

Terra has a life form like ours, we could use this place as a link in 

the supply chain. That is our main purpose. Trade. 


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