Friend's Email: Subject:I have found a book that I think you would enjoy
"Today We Choose Faced" and "Bridge of Ashes"
Today We Choose Faced and Bridge of Ashes Author:Roger Zelazny [[this is two novels, or two stories, in a single book]] — Signet Double Science Fiction — "Today We Choose Faces" — "Pull pin seven and loose the demon within." — Why did the voice keep jabbering inside his head? Lange, the current "nexus' of the Family, the telepathic keeper of the House, the midn which controlled the destiny of mankind, was not a... more »bout to pull the pin to find out. And yet the voice haunted him. "You don't know how to deal with our attacker and I do. Lange, you must pull pin seven!" But still Lange would not listen. He knew he could defeat the mysterious enemy who sought to kill off the Family and wreck the HOuse. Or so he thought until--Nexus!--he woke with the death explosion still in his mind...
"Bridge of Ashes"
He was the greatest telepath the world had ever known. He was Archimedes, Leonardo da Vinci, Jean Jacques Rousseau, and a Children of Earth terrorist all rolled into one...He was Dennis Guise, idiot child, whose mind had been suffocated and nearly obliterated by a universe of other people's thoughts. And he was Earth's last hope against an enemy that had created the human race but would destroy it all again if Dennis Archimedes Leonardo Jean Jacques Humanity Guise could not meet them on their own terms and win...« less