Requiem: and Tributes to the Grand Master by Robert A. Heinlein

By Robert A. Heinlein

Requiem is a compelling occasion of Robert A. Heinlein and his imaginative and prescient, containing many new and uncollected works by means of the Grand grasp of technological know-how fiction, together with significant novellas: vacation spot Moon, which used to be made into the well-known George friend movie, and Tenderfoot in area. There are contributions from such luminaries as Arthur C. Clarke, Robert Silverberg, Spider Robinson, and Gordon R. Dickson, in addition to an creation by way of Virginia Heinlein.Heinlein used to be the pre-eminent technology fiction author of the 20 th century. Requiem finds the tale of Heinlein's ardour for area exploration-his glory and his dream.

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Charlie swallowed it. "Yes, sir. " "Good. We use the buddy system — you take care of your buddy and he takes care of you. I'll team you with Hans Kuppenheimer. Hans is only a Second Class Scout, but don't let that fool you. He was born here and he lives in the bush, on his father's plantation. " Charlie said nothing, but resolved to become a real jungle rat himself, fast. Being under the wing of a Scout who was merely second class did not appeal to him. But Hans turned out to be easy to get along with.

Oh, that! Sure. ' Everybody goes to school until he's eighteen. That's to 'discourage juvenile delinquency,’" he quoted. "I wonder. " "Failed. " "Of course not, Mr. deSoto. " "Why, everybody knows that. I've been hearing that ever since I was in kindergarten. " Mr. deSoto leaned back, rubbed his nose. " Charlie waited. He was annoyed at not being invited to sit down and was wondering what would happen if he sat down anyway. "In the first place we don't have the eighteen-year rule. You can quit school today.

He was born here and he lives in the bush, on his father's plantation. " Charlie said nothing, but resolved to become a real jungle rat himself, fast. Being under the wing of a Scout who was merely second class did not appeal to him. But Hans turned out to be easy to get along with. He was quiet, shorter but stockier than Charlie, neither unfriendly nor chummy; he simply accepted the assignment to look after Charlie. But he startled Charlie by answering, when asked, that he was twenty-three years old.

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