Mainline by Deborah Christian

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Reva, the assassin, always gets her man, and anyone caught in the crossfire won't live to tell about it. But don't tell that to bodyguard Yavobo. His alien physiology and resistance to pain make him a walking machine of destruction. And when Reva takes out his boss, Yavobo swears a blood oath to track down and kill the assassin.384 pp.

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Published June 1, 1996 by Tor Books. 382 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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On planet R'debh, Reva grew up with an unusual psychic talent: She can view, and move among, the various probability-worlds that constitute reality.

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The high-tech action in Christian's debut is propelled by an intriguing conceit: that Reva, an assassin, can pick her way across different realities branching out from her ""Now,"" allowing her to choose an alternate ""line"" where she can take advantage of gaps in a victim's security system.

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On May 10, Presbyterians in Minneapolis became the needed 87th local presbytery to vote for deleting the denomination’s expectation for ministers and elders of “fidelity within the covenant of marriage between a man and a woman, or chastity in singleness.” These Presbyterians now join the Unit...

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