By JACK C. HALDEMAN HARRY HARRISON
Bill—the excellent Starship Trooper: large, brawny, and brainwashed. Possessor of 2 correct fingers (impressive by way of saluting) and a foot that's threatening to show into whatever extra fitted to being an umbrella stand than something which may be squeezed right into a measurement eleven sneaker.
Bill—a excellent recruit for the great send Bounty, certain for the Chinger warfare and sporting a shipment of as great a firm of homicidal misfits and maniacs as you'll desire to meet open air of a penal complex asylum (which is the place they have simply come from).
Bill, the Galactic Hero—he's again, he is undesirable, and he is approximately to satisfy the main hideous alien lifeform of his complete occupation. He'd do something to avoid wasting his epidermis with no rocking the boat—but mutiny? at the Bounty?
By Professor Shen Xiaoming
Written via a gaggle of authors headed through Shen Xiaoping, Director of the Shanghai academic fee, this e-book presents a complete assessment of the background and the way forward for schooling in Shanghai. It additionally discusses the profitable implementation of the nine-year obligatory schooling method, the expanding enrolment in igher schooling, and the fast-growing vocational schooling. schooling in Shanghai boasts an excellent starting place, a excessive focus of expertise and prestigious associations, and a commitment to innovation. this is often greater than a booklet approximately schooling; it additionally deals a distinct point of view on Shanghai's city improvement, and on Shanghai's evolving highbrow and cultural panorama.
By Cindy Spencer Pape
Sir Merrick Hadrian hunts monsters, either human and supernatural. A Knight of the Order of the around desk, his use of magick and the applied sciences of steam strength have made him either revered and feared. yet his huge talents are lifeless within the face of his maximum problem, guardianship of 5 strange little ones. At a loss, Merrick enlists assistance from a governess.
Miss Caroline Bristol is reluctant to paintings for a bachelor yet she wishes a place, and those former highway youngsters contact her center. whereas she has a tendency to damage any machine she touches, it by no means happens to her that she could be whatever greater than human. All she is familiar with is that Merrick is the main dangerously beautiful guy she's ever met—and out of succeed in for a trifling governess.
When conspiracy threatens to blur the excellence among people and monsters, Caroline and Merrick needs to sign up for forces, and the destiny of humanity hinges upon their mixed abilities of steam and sorcery...