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Book Information: Trigger Tide

Trigger Tide (1950) [Short Story]
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Science fiction writers often use the federation or another form of democratic and/or benign socialist government in their portrayals of future worlds and human collective groupings. But what if the future was much like, say the constant shifting of modern nations -- say... Central America, or the CIA?

Guin's story puts us in the shoes of an agent sent by an unknown government to assassinate the Communist dictator of a developed planet. He includes much of the associated brutality and repercussions of such an entity, and spares nothing in this highly sophisticated tale of future cold war warfare.

This story was reprinted in

  • The World Turned Upside Down

The story was credited directly to Wyman Guin in The World Turned Upside Down

Original title: Trigger Tide
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionScience FictionPolitical

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     World Turned Upside Down, the (2004) [Anthology]
      Authors: Arthur C. Clarke , Isaac Asimov , Robert A. Heinlein , Michael Shaara , Poul Anderson , L. Sprague de Camp , A.E. van Vogt , Jack Vance , Fritz Leiber , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Cyril M. Kornbluth , Keith Laumer , Murray Leinster , Robert Sheckley , Theodore Sturgeon , Gordon R. Dickson , Wyman Guin , H. Beam Piper , Christopher Anvil , Fredric Brown , Tom Godwin , John W. Campbell , James H. Schmitz , Ross Rocklynne , Chester S. Geier , P. Schuyler Miller , Rick Raphael , Lee Gregor , Robert Ernest Gilbert

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