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Unwise Child

By Randall Garrett

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An SF Gateway eBook: bringing the classics to the future.

When a super-robot named Snookums discovers how to build his own superbombs, it becomes obvious that Earth is by no means the safest place for him to be. And so Dr. Fitzhugh, his designer, and Leda Crannon, a child psychologist acting as Snookums' nursemaid, agree to set up Operation Brainchild, a plan to transport the robot to a far distant planet.

Mike the Angel-M. R. Gabriel, Power Design-has devised the power plant that is to propel the space ship Branchell to its secret destination, complete with its unusual cargo. And, as a reserve officer in the Space Patrol, Mike is a logical replacement for the craft's unavoidably detained engineering officer.

But once into space, the Branchell becomes the scene of some frightening events-the medical officer is murdered, and Snookums appears to be the culprit. Mike the Angel indulges himself in a bit of sleuthing, and the facts he turns up lead to a most unusual climax.

Biographical Notes

Randall Garrett (1927-1987)
Randall Garrett was an American science fiction and fantasy author and a prolific contributor to Astounding and other science fiction magazines of the 1950s and 1960s under a wide variety of pseudonyms and house names. His first publication was a Probability Zero vignette for Astounding Science-Fiction in 1944. Garrett was at one time part of the Ziff-Davis stable writing for Amazing Stories and Fantastic, when he and his sometime collaborator Robert Silverberg ran a 'fiction factory' together. His third wife was Vicki Ann Heydron.

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  • ISBN: 9781473201071
  • Publication date: 28 Apr 2016
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  • Imprint: Gateway
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