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Rastignac The Devil

Philip Jose Farmer (1918-2009)

1. 1 - Rastignac The Devil (Chapters 1 - 6)
2. 2 - Rastignac The Devil (Chapters 7 - 12)

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French colonists on a planet ruled by reptiles and amphibians are forced to wear living “skins” that subdue aggression and enforce vegetarianism. As children, Rastignac and his reptile friend Mapfarity force themselves to become carnivores and begin a protein fueled journey that causes Rastignac to develop a Philosophy of Violence. When a spaceship from Earth crashes in the ocean, Rastignac and company must put their philosophy to the test. - Rastignac The Devil was first published in the May 1954 issue of Fantastic Universe Magazine.