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On her. "It was quite an :adventure, wasn't it, Theron? We were so young, only twenty-three and tw'enty-four, and we sold our place in Missouri. It was such a lovely rocket we came in, a little one, not like the ones today, but this was before Mars got built up. We had quite a fright when one of the steering jets went bad while Mars was ahead, just like a big moon, and the poor crewmen had to go outside in their suits. It was quite an adventure, wasn't it, Theron? "I often wonder, Doctor Tony, whether Junior has ever been back to the old place in Missouri.

He walked back from the Lab in the early twilight, his eyes fixed on the far hills, his thoughts roaming bitterly beyond, to the other side of the range. Tony had been to the new town, just once, to help out when a too hastily built furnace exploded. The injuries had been more than Pittco's green young doctor could handle all at once. The doctor's inexperience, like the faulty furnace, was typical. The whole place was tempo-rary, until it showed a profit for Pittco. When it did, solid structures would replace the jerry-built shacks; an efficient.

But if six boards of doctors could all be fixed, every-body 's price must have taken a drastic slump. Tad, sound asleep, rolled onto his stomach and humped up his behind, scene of the history-making operation, in a brief reversion to infancy. " Bea called back. " "Something about the throat liner. They have a new remote-control servicing apparatus on Earth," Tony said. "Gets the liner out and cleaned and in faster. " "Year and a half," Bea corrected. " "At least," Tony dead-panned, "rockets give you a smooth ride.

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