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By Keith Laumer

ISBN-10: 0743435885

ISBN-13: 9780743435888

Whilst John Bravais was once despatched on a mystery project to watch a struggle in North Africa he figured out greater than it was once secure for him to grasp - even after he had secretly been surgically remodeled in order that he was once as robust as a Bolo tank, and early as tricky: Wolf-like extraterrestrial beings, invisible to the standard eye, have been harvesting the brains of the fallen combatants! Brevais may have turn into the final word Warrior, yet nonetheless he used to be just one guy opposed to an endemic Of Demons.

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57 ■■■■■ OLIVER T WINK But I don’t want to talk about it anymore. I don’t either. Let me do my shot. I mean if I do, I do, and if I don’t, I don’t. I don’t care. Hold on a second. I mean I probably do. Whatever. Look, I love you. I want to have sex with you. I want you to love me, okay? But you’re ruining my high, so please shut the fuck up.

It’s okay. Forget it. No, listen. The boyfriend thing . . I’ve never even considered it. Forget it. 34 ■■■■■ UGLY M A N No, I’m saying maybe that’s the answer. I’m just not sure. I don’t care. Yeah, you do. No, why would I? Oh, you mean you’re going to throw me out? What? You’re going to kick me out. Where the hell did that come from? You will. I fucking know it. I never should have said that. God, I hate you. 35 ■■■■■ OLIVER T WINK No, that’s the problem. I don’t want to throw you out. I know how horrible that would be for you.

Me too. You should have seen me. 51 ■■■■■ OLIVER T WINK It’s like I knew exactly how it would feel, and when I knew that, I wanted it. I was shaking and I couldn’t breathe I wanted it so bad. Oh, fuck. So what did it feel like? I can’t describe it. I’m not like you. Maybe I should have done it. When you didn’t come back, I wanted to kill myself. I mean more than I ever have before. I felt so fucking hopeless and ugly and stupid. I 52 ■■■■■ UGLY M A N thought you saw me, and then you didn’t want me.

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