Whipping Star by Frank Herbert:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Totally original story, you'll find sentient stars, utterly corrupt rich and famous people who will stop at nothing to destroy the universe. Who can stop them? Jorj X. McKie, who belongs to a government group that sabotages government bureaucracy to keep government from crushing the life out of all of us. Select an invention:

Caliban Beachball - home to the stars

Float-home - living houseboat

Gravity Web - keep gravity to a minimum

Jumpdoor - entrance to the rabbit hole

Pseudoflesh - key to boneless meat

Sniggertrance - caught between the stars

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