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Never Underestimate... (1952) [Short Story]
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Summary :

Lucinda, and her brilliant husband Dr. Lefferts have an interesting relationship. He sees her as a loving wife, and she sees him as a challenge. He's arrogant, difficult, and sexist, but at the same time, he loves her in return.

One morning over breakfast, she brings up a common story. A gorgeous blond ran a red light, and a police officer approaches her vehicle. A flirtatious statement, a toss of the blond head, maybe a little provocative view, and the officer is letting her go with a warning. Lucinda shares her story with a sense of exasperation, but Dr. Lefferts is quite piqued.

He will alter the situation. Women shall no longer have this disgusting sexual power over men, and, being a brilliant scientist, he knows just how to "fix" them.

Original title: Never Underestimate...
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionSpecies EvolutionShape & Sex Change
FictionScience FictionSex & Gender Roles

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Omnibus of Science Fiction, the (1952) [Anthology]
      Authors: Arthur C. Clarke , H. P. Lovecraft , Isaac Asimov , Ray Bradbury , Jack London , James Blish , L. Sprague de Camp , A.E. van Vogt , Jack Vance , Fletcher Pratt , Damon Knight , Murray Leinster , Richard Matheson , Eric Frank Russell , Theodore Sturgeon , John D. MacDonald , Lewis Padgett , Wyman Guin , Lester del Rey , Raymond F. Jones , Alan E. Nourse , Fredric Brown , A.J. Deutsch , Anthony Boucher , William Tenn , Paul Ernst , David H. Keller , Katherine MacLean , John Leimert , B.F. Ruby , Will H. Gray , David Grinnell , Mark Clifton , Ross Rocklynne , Ann Griffith , R.R. Winterbotham , Ralph Williams , Chester S. Geier , W. Hilton-Young , André Maurois , Ralph Robin , H.B. Fyfe , Robert Abernathy , Peter Phillips
     17 X Infinity (1963) [Anthology]
      Authors: Rudyard Kipling , Frank Herbert , Isaac Asimov , Ray Bradbury , E. M. Forster , Frederik Pohl , Theodore Sturgeon , William Tenn , Evelyn E. Smith , Herbert Gold , Howard Fast , Margaret St. Clair , Alan Nelson , Hollis Alpert , Hal Draper , Henry Gregor Felsen , Richard Goggin

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