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The Alien Ones

it was ok 2.0  ·  Rating Details ·  3 Ratings  ·  1 Review
What did the space pioneers find?

Life on the pioneer planet Orkol was harsh and lonely. Earth settlers found a civilisation in decay, a frustrating shortage of women, out-dated machinery, and plagues of vicious rodents. The dawn of the green suns gave only a thin, eerie light. And the mineral Orkolite produced vibrations that could destroy a planet or shatter a human brain
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Paperback, 140 pages
Published by Five Star
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Dirk Grobbelaar
Mmm. Not quite sure what to make of this one. It surprised me halfway through, not because of any ingenious plot twist, but due to taking a momentous turn for the absurd. The Alien Ones starts of as a "Bat Durston" space western, complete with pioneers, miners, evil landowners and a "westward ho" bent. However, things go weird when the main character turns into something not unlike The Incredible Hulk and goes on a "noble" rampage of sorts accompanied by a one-armed robot and his wife (who is al ...more
Terence Park
Terence Park rated it it was ok
Sep 05, 2016
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Rageofanath rated it it was ok
Dec 27, 2014
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