The Cosmic Computer - During the System States’ War, Poictesme was the general HQ and supply depot for the final thrust at the enemy. And, persisting over the decades, is the legend of Merlin, the super-computer said to have planned the grandMoreThe Cosmic Computer - During the System States’ War, Poictesme was the general HQ and supply depot for the final thrust at the enemy.
And, persisting over the decades, is the legend of Merlin, the super-computer said to have planned the grand strategy which successfully concluded the war. “If we could only find Merlin,” the inhabitants said to each other, “all our problems would be solved.”Then young Conn Maxwell returned from Earth, with a university degree, and a few clues about the location and the true nature of Merlin. And the sure knowledge that finding the Cosmic Computer would be the worst thing that could possibly happen to his home world.The Door Through Space - … across half a Galaxy, the Terran Empire maintains its sovereignty with the consent of the governed.
It is a peaceful reign, held by compact and not by conquest. Again and again, when rebellion threatens the Terran Peace, the natives of the rebellious world have turned against their own people and sided with the men of Terra- not from fear, but from a sense of dedication.There has never been open war. The battle for these worlds is fought in the minds of a few men who stand between worlds- bound to one world by interest, loyalties and allegiance- bound to the other by love.Such a world is Wolf. Such a man was Race Cargill of the Terran Secret Service.The Final Figure - The General was in mufti.
He stood briefly within the entrance of Models and Miniatures, Inc., feeling a mild envy of the civilians who brushed past him, coming and going. They looked so easy, so relaxed, so casual in posture and dress. He was wistfully aware of the West Point ramrod that was his spine, the razor-edged bandbox neatness of his banker’s grey suit, the Herbert Hoover four-squareness of his homburg, the stiff-symmetry of his dark-blue fore-in-hand.