The Tactful Saboteur by Frank Herbert:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Not Herbert's easiest-to-read story, it introduces the ConSentiency in which humans live with extraterrestrials in a common society. Saboteur extraordiary Jorj X. McKie challenges the head of the Bureau of Sabotage, climaxing in a protracted legal battle. Select an invention:

Chairdog - the ultimate ergonomic chair

Chalf (Quick-Scribe Powder) - wave the stick

Chalf-Memory Stick

Court Robo-Clerk - hear ye, hear ye!

Courtarena - trial by fire

 

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