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The Rule of the Machines: 5 Sci-Fi Titles in One Edition - Second Variety The Last of the Masters The Defenders Sales Pitch & James P Crow - cover

The Rule of the Machines: 5 Sci-Fi Titles in One Edition - Second Variety The Last of the Masters The Defenders Sales Pitch & James P Crow

Philip K. Dick

Publisher: Musaicum Books

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Second Variety – A nuclear war between the Soviet Union and the West has reduced much of the world to a barren wasteland. The war continues, however, among the scattered remains of humanity. The Western forces have developed "claws", which are autonomous self-replicating robots to fight on their side...
The Last of the Masters – An old and ageing robot is a benevolent dictator of the last remnants of humanity, but the Anarchists want him gone. Will the machines and humans never understand each other?
The Defenders – The USA and Soviet Union are engaged in a long nuclear war, but can the robots defend the humanity or be the end of it?
Sales Pitch – An unwanted sales-pitching robot is the sole company of his master on a long flight…
James P. Crow – Robots have totally moved the society away from war and anarchism but the humans begrudge being inferior to them. It now remains up to James P. Crow to remove the robots from the earth and "de-integrate" the society…

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