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This World Is Taboo

This World Is Taboo by Murray Leinster

Calhoun is an Interstellar Medical Serviceman, and he's needed on Dara. Trouble is: Dara is forbidden. Taboo. And breaking quarantine will make Calhoun a presumed plague-carrier and subject to being shot on sight by anyone from Weald. But hey! If he did the smart thing, we wouldn't have a story!
But why are men from Dara shooting at him?

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The little Med Ship came out of overdrive and the stars were strange and the Milky Way seemed unfamiliar. Which, of course, was because the Milky Way and the local Cepheid marker stars were seen from an unaccustomed angle and a not yet commonplace pattern of varying magnitudes.

But Calhoun grunted in satisfaction. There was a banded sun off to port, which was good. A breakout at no more than sixty light hours from one's destination wasn't bad, in a strange sector of the galaxy and after three light years of journeying blind... Continue reading book >>

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Reviews (Rated: 4 Stars - 1 review)

Reviewer: - April 8, 2015
Subject: this world is taboo
Good story particulary as the girl didnt spend most of the time fainting into the heros arms. A couple of nice twists and very well told by Mark Smith.

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