Logan's Run By Ken Knight Analysis

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World War III: The Love Story ©2015 by Ken Knight This is the work of alternative-history fiction. All persons and events portrayed herein are considered to be fictional. Historical names and entities have been mentioned and used in the story for historical reference and homage with no slander or libel intended on past historical figures living or dead. Any similarities thereof are coincidental and unintentional. Dedicated to William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson: creators of “Logan’s Run”, by far the best dystopian science-fiction story ever written. “With Logan, we run!” Also to Lance Henriksen, Jesse Ventura,…show more content…
Penny reached for her blue silk bathrobe hanging on the thin wooden bedpost and pulled it on figuring if Joey was downstairs like he said he would be earlier. Was someone delivering a package? She wondered as she walked on down the hallway with the tight-fitting silk robe barely covering her. Strange men have seen her in her bikinis so this was nothing she told herself as she approached the door. Opening it without checking first as was her habit; Penny found a familiar face on the other side of it and smiled cheerfully at the…show more content…
Winters USAF hadn’t felt more alone than he did at this particular time. His divorce went through and his ex-wife was now in California with her son, an 8-year old he had bonded with as a step-father only to be separated from both now because she wanted to be with another man away from the military life. At age 35 he had three more years to do before he could retire from the Air Force, something the woman he was married to didn’t wish to wait for. “Exhibition boxing match in Moscow against a Soviet opponent, well what do ya know maybe the Cold War isn’t so cold after all…..bullshit,” Ray Winters said to himself as he held up the piece of paper that was his orders for training between now and October then a flight to Moscow in the Soviet Union where he would fight an exhibition bout against a Russian military Boxer. This came down from USAF Central Command per his Base Commander’s recommendation that evidently made it all the way to the Joint Chiefs who made this “peace exchange” a reality in this stressed time between the US and USSR. Ray couldn’t believe he had been selected out of all the boxers in the Air Force, men who were younger than him, more fit than he
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