By John Brunner
Kynance Foy was once younger, attractive, clever an hugely knowledgeable in either qua-space physics and enterprise legislation whilst she left Earth to hunt her fortune within the interstellar outworlds. yet she stumbled on that the extra she obtained from Earth, the more durable grew to become the contest from the environment-hardened populations of those younger worlds... and by the point she reached the planet Nefertiti, she was once dealing with poverty. Then, without warning, an excellent chance unfolded for her: the activity of Planetary manager of the fabulously prosperous international known as Zygra, the place unique pelts costing one million credit each one have been grown. The wage was once large, and on the finish of the year's journey of accountability she will be transported at no cost again to Earth, the place she will be a really filthy rich younger girl. There needed to be a capture to it, she proposal as she signed the agreement. And, in fact, there was.
First released 1966.
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