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On Taurus, there's only one good way to die.

On the bullfighting planet of Taurus, in the far distant future, a genetically-engineered race of half-man, half-bull stages ritual blood sacrifices to the gods—human viewers light-years away. Vizzer, the high priest who presides over the daily slaughter, loathes the fights and wants to end them.

When news arrives that the humans
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Kindle Edition, 300 pages
Published May 3rd 2013 by J.M. Porup
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Kenya Starflight
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The concept of this book seems unique enough -- a planet where genetically modified bulls fight to the death to appease a watching audience, and the revolution sparked when one of them dares to question why they're doing this in the first place. But it's one thing to have a cool idea, and quite another to execute it. And "Death on Taurus," while a valiant effort, is a badly written slog with some huge gaps in logic, unlikable characters, and some very uncomfortable and squicky content.

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