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Old 12-23-2010, 10:37 PM
Elendil's Heir is offline
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Originally Posted by Khadaji View Post
Just finished Cry Mercy an urban fantasy given to me for my Birthday.

Mercy Hollings ...can "press" people and make them do as she asks. (If you read Fire Starter by King, it is the ability that the dad gets when he takes the government drug.)....
My favorite mind-control story is Tool of the Trade by Joe Haldeman. A great Cold War sf/espionage yarn about a Soviet sleeper agent who develops a reliable method of mind control, and decides to put it to good use for the betterment of mankind (or does he?) before the CIA or KGB nab him. Great stuff.