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The Chessmen of Mars, by Edgar Rice Burroughs


XIV At Ghek’s Command

XV The Old Man of the Pits

XVI Another Change of Name

XVII A Play to the Death

XVIII A Task for Loyalty

XIX The Menace of the Dead

XX The Charge of Cowardice

XXI A Risk for Love

XXII At the Moment of Marriage

PRELUDE – JOHN CARTER COMES TO EARTH

Shea had just beaten me at chess, as usual, and, also as usual, I had

gleaned what questionable satisfaction I might by twitting him with this

indication of failing mentality by calling his attention to the nth time

to that theory, propounded by certain scientists, which is based upon

the assertion that phenomenal chess players are always found to be from

the ranks of children under twelve, adults over seventy-two or the

mentally defective–a theory that is lightly ignored upon those rare

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