All My Sins Remembered Author:Joe Haldeman Imagine: gorilla-shaped bismuth junkies who stack their dead ancestors like cordwood in the living room; gentle souls who can kill with a touch or thought. — A throwback fiefdom on a planet where huge poisonous bats rule the night sky, where serpents the size of semi-trailers slither through the rotting jungle. — A sarcastic mansized beetle that's... more » a Talmudic scholar and swears like a long-shoreman. And claims to be immortal.
All in a life's work for Otto McGavin: Prime Operator for the TBII, undercover guardian of the rights of aliens and humans under the Confederacion. Thief, spy, murderer- who with technological voodoo can take on the appearance and personality of any enemy, for months at a time. And talk fast or fight when the magic runs out.« less