The Steel Crocodile

by D. G. Compton (Published by Ace)

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In answer to an unanswerable future, science has created Bohn, the omnipotent computer whose flashing circuits and messianic pronouncements dictate what tomorrow will – or will not – be.

But Matthew Oliver is flesh and blood and full of questions – not nearly as certain as the machine he’s appointed to serve.

And the right hand of science seldom knows what the left hand is doing . . .