Monday, August 3, 2009

Harry Harrison's "Arm of the Law" (short story, humor, free): A robot cop's progress through the police ranks

City of Nineport on Mars was a typical bad town, with the rule of goons rather than law. Cops at local police station were also in the pay of the China Joe, the big local goon.

Things begin to change, however, when the robocop Ned arrives. Generally for the good ... but everyone isn't happy.

Fact sheet.

First published: Fantastic Universe August 1958.
Rating: A.
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Related: Stories of Harry Harrison.