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TEFL. Lazarus and his wife (forgive me, it's been a few years, I forget her name; Dora, short for adorable?) on their remote homestead. An all male family of four show up and finally make their play. Lazarus and Dora reverse the situation and get the drop on them. This scene is the first that came to mind. It's not as physically active as most of the above, but emotionally, it was extremely satisfying. Even when I know how it turns out, I go from, "Uh-oh, they're screwed," to delicious frontier justice. We've seen it before in many westerns. I love that RAH could render it so well in words.


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which one would you like? a vet respects his opponents capabilities ;)


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Not quite on this point but maybe interesting enough . . .

I noticed recently how often Heinlein has his action sequences in the middle and then the ends become talking heads. The observation came up with regard to Have Space Suit, but darned if Citizen of the Galaxy isn't exactly the same.

Typically the action grows throughout and climaxes near the end. Heinlein's books are not typical.


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