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Games & Players - Manna Francis
Games & Players
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It's all fun and games until somebody loses... Socioanalysts can read minds and motives at a glance, predict the future, manipulate the smallest actions of their unwitting puppets, and crush careers with a single word...or so the popular rumors say. Their arrival is dreaded everywhere in the... show more
It's all fun and games until somebody loses... Socioanalysts can read minds and motives at a glance, predict the future, manipulate the smallest actions of their unwitting puppets, and crush careers with a single word...or so the popular rumors say. Their arrival is dreaded everywhere in the European Administration, even the Investigation and Interrogation Division. Para-investigator Val Toreth, accustomed to being feared himself, is about to discover the truth of the rumors at first hand, when he is assigned as personal liaison to Carnac, the socioanalyst seconded to I&I to root out anti-Administration sentiments among its staff. And to make matters worse, it seems that his admin Sara is smitten with Carnac and Warrick has a history with him. With his closest allies straddling the line of Carnac's camp, Toreth must rethink the rules of engagement. The third book in the Administration series contains the novella Game, Set, as well as nine short stories in which virtual-reality corporate genius Warrick and Toreth must face new players in the game, and discover whether their association can survive both the tensions between the unlikely pair and the pressures of life in the near future dystopia of New London.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781934081105 (1934081108)
ASIN: 1934081108
Publisher: Casperian Books
Pages no: 228
Edition language: English
Series: The Administration (#3)
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Lenaribka
Lenaribka rated it
4.0 Games & Players
Rounded up to 4 stars.Game, Set (The Administration #3.1) As Long As It Lasted (The Administration #3.2) Fuck of the Day (The Administration #3.3) Wine, Women and Cushions (The Administration #3.4) Playing with Fire (The Administration #3.5) All Work And No Play (The Administration #3.6) Gee (The Ad...
wealhtheow
wealhtheow rated it
In New London, the heavy hand of the Administration has put yet another yoke on Toreth's shoulders--he's been assigned as the "personal liason" to socioanalyst Carnac. Carnac is a constantly talking, deeply annoying, creepily charming man whose training in reading and manipulating people and groups...
tricours
tricours rated it
4.5 stars. I was pleasantly surprised by this book since I was starting to worry that all the Administration books would all follow the same patterns and contain a crime story. This book is rather more like a collection of short stories concerning Toreth and Warrick, and that makes me happy. Crime s...
Loederkoningin
Loederkoningin rated it
Manna Francis, what are you doing to me!?
Yuki
Yuki rated it
5.0 Games and Players
What did I think? This is stupid. Off course I loved it. Every single word of it:)
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