ARM OF THE LAW (1958)

Arm of the Law (1958)

It was a slow day on Mars at the Nineport police station. Until the robot arrived…

by Harry Harrison

It was a big, coffin-shaped plywood box that looked like it weighed a ton… chevronRight icon

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  1. It was a big, coffin-shaped plywood box that looked like it weighed a ton…
  2. I flipped through the book…
  3. I went back to the blotter…
  4. It was around nine at night and the Chief was just going home when the call came in…
  5. I never heard the rest of it because I was out the door and into the car…
  6. The Chief was still sitting there with that bloodless look when we marched in…
  7. “Yeah, China Joe…
  8. The Chief was beyond caring at this point…
  9. China Joe was angry, and with a reason…
  10. There is a kind of a fog over everything after that…
  11. When I pulled my thoughts together the answer was obvious…
  12. It was a very busy day…
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