On False Earths (Valerian) Quotes

Pierre Christin
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Hey, but ... this isn't in the prog ... programme!"
-- Unnamed Military Officer (chapter 1 paragraph Frame three)

Importance: This is the first clue that the characters are in a computer program.

Leave it, young lady. The rest is irrelevant."
-- Jadna (chapter 1 paragraph Frame six)

Importance: This is the first time the reader sees Jadna's attitude toward the Valerian clone, though the reader does not yet know Jadna's identity or that this is a clone. Her feeling that the clones are entirely expendable and that they are not due any respect or comfort is seen throughout the novel, and it is one of the themes.

Those galactic heroes! Always into action for action's sake. Your partner keeps wasting valuable time for us with his pointless heroics."
-- Jadna (chapter 1 paragraph Frame two)

Importance: This is another example of Jadna's attitude about the clones. She cannot understand why the Valerian clone would try to save himself, and she considers any action he takes after finding the coordinates as a waste of time. In the next...

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