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The Dispatcher - John Scalzi
The Dispatcher
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One day, not long from now, it becomes almost impossible to murder anyone—999 times out of a thousand, anyone who is intentionally killed comes back. How? We don't know. But it changes everything: war, crime, daily life. Tony Valdez is a Dispatcher—a licensed, bonded professional whose job is to... show more
One day, not long from now, it becomes almost impossible to murder anyone—999 times out of a thousand, anyone who is intentionally killed comes back. How? We don't know. But it changes everything: war, crime, daily life.

Tony Valdez is a Dispatcher—a licensed, bonded professional whose job is to humanely dispatch those whose circumstances put them in death's crosshairs, so they can have a second chance to avoid the reaper. But when a fellow Dispatcher and former friend is apparently kidnapped, Tony learns that there are some things that are worse than death, and that some people are ready to do almost anything to avenge what they see as a wrong.

It's a race against time for Valdez to find his friend before it's too late…before not even a Dispatcher can save him
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781596067868 (1596067861)
Publisher: Subterranean
Pages no: 128
Edition language: English
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Science Fiction
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4.0 The Dispatcher by John Scalzi
The concept of this book is a fascinating one – where people who are murdered instantly returned to life in their own home, transporting across the wold if necessary. What are the implications to the world where murder is no longer possible – or almost not? What does it mean when the most surefi...
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