A Planet Called Treason - Mueller Summary & Analysis

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This chapter opens in grand science fiction style with a set of assumptions and vocabulary that set a scene not of this world. The protagonist speaking as "I" says that he has grown many appendages which the doctors have obligingly cut off. However, when he grows breasts and ovaries, he must face the reality of being a "radical regenerative," a person who grows all sorts of unwanted organs and body parts as a rogue result of the genetic engineering experiments conducted by the family. The regenerative powers of the family increase as they inbreed, but occasionally a person becomes a "radical regenerative" and cannot control the growths. Transsexual growth is the sure indicator of a radical regenerative, and unfortunately, Lanik has transsexual growth.

Lanik looks at his breasts and even finds them arousing. He tries to cut off a breast but it is too painful. The chapter...

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