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Nor Iron Bars A Cage....

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Iron bars do not confine a Man—only his body. There are more subtle, and more confining bindings, however....Police methods of the future will naturally use complex new technology but police will still need to deal with the same old sad human nature, that is forever doing horrible deeds. The night stick may be replaced by the hypo-gun but is prison the only solution? Listen to this speculative story from Randall Garrett bizarre mind and see.

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This etext was produced from Analog Science Fact & Fiction May 1962. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed.


Iron bars do not confine a Man only his body. There are more subtle, and more confining bindings, however....



Her red blond hair was stained and discolored when they found her in the sewer, and her lungs were choked with muck because her killer hadn't bothered to see whether she was really dead when he dumped her body into the manhole, so she had breathed the stuff in with her last gasping breaths. Her face was bruised, covered with great blotches, and three of her ribs had been broken. Her thighs and abdomen had been bruised and lacerated.


If she had lived for three more days, Angela Frances Donahue would have reached her seventh birthday... Continue reading book >>

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Reviewer: - April 20, 2014
Subject: Nor Iron Bars A Cage
Not a 'nice' story but a good one nevertheless and as always well read by Phil Chenevert

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