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An edition of Breed to Come (1972)

Breed to come

[1st ed.]
  • 3.00 ·
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"When desperate measures failed to control what men had begun and could not stop, they fled their polluted planet, leaving behind an epidemic virus born of experimentation. Yet unlike men, whom the disease could destroy, the animals of the planet thrived. Each generation was more forceful and intelligent than the last.

In the ruins of what was once a university complex, a vast band of cats, more highly evolved than those on the outside, sought to master the works of men. And they learned that the demons (as men were called) were not legendary but real. Then one day a spaceship landed..." from

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Cover of: Breed to Come
Breed to Come
June 1985, Ace Books
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Cover of: Breed to come
Breed to come
1972, Viking Press
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PS3527.O632 B7, PZ3.N8187

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285 p.
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To those who had known his ancestors, he would be a grotesque sight; for a body once well fitted to the needs of its owner had altered in ways strange to nature. Rounded forepaws had split into stubby fingers, awkward enough but able to accomplish much more in the way of handling. His body was still largely furred, but there were places where the fur had thinned to a light down. There was more dome to his skull, just as the brain beneath was different, dealing with thoughts and conceptions earlier unknown. In fact it was that brain which had altered most of all. Feline, Furtig’s ancestors had been. But Furtig was something which those who had known those felines could not have accurately named.
Page 2, added by Keith Bryan Wilson. "This describes the evolution of the felines since humans left their polluted planet."

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