R. Ames, a Writer is out on a date when a stranger sits at his table and says, "we need you to kill a man" the stranger then dies, assassanated. R. Ames spends the first half of the book tryingng to figure out who he is to kill and why. the second half is spent with Lazurus Long trying to save a senteint computer from the past. the end reveals the killer of the stranger and why.
This report prepared by Richard Ames
This is the story of Colin Campbell meeting Gwen Aimes, their getting a quickie marriage, and being pursued by unknown assailants. They flee to the moon where they crash land, and make their way from one frontier settlement to another to get to civilization--Luna City. But when they get there Gwen reveals she's part of a secret put-the-galaxy-in-order organization led by Lazarus Long, and asks Colin to join her on a secret mission to rescue an antiquated computer she onced loved. During their long flight they pick up various hanger-ons who they eventually marry and have sex with.
This report prepared by Steve