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Rogue Queen

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Rogue Queen first editionFirst edition
By L. Sprague de Camp
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First publication

Literature form

Science fiction

Writing language

Author's country
United States

Approx. 72,000 words

Notable lines

The messenger rose from her chariot seat and sharply cracked her whip....

— First line

"Do you eat the bodies of your dead? Or do you make soup of them as we do?"


"With you Terrans mating is not a mere animal act, but an institution. Now, we have no such institution on Niond, but we should like one. If we're starting a new way of life we wish to start it right, and therefore we pick the best model we know: your system."


Antis said: "Wait, beautiful! I'm coming too!" and ran after her.

— Last line


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