An excerpt from the novel The Caterpillar's Question.
This novel was written in collaboration with Piers Anthony.
The excerpt is the first part of Chapter 1.
Fawcett's introduction: "Two of today's most imaginative writers have
pooled their talents to create a well-crafted novel that combines
intrigue, philosophy, humor, and a unique alien threat into a fantastic
The novel begins at what could be any intersection in any American
city. Jack has been hired to drive an exceptional child across the
country. The pay was enough to make him take the job without a second
thought, but soon he comes to realize that things are not what he
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The story is illustrated with the cover of the hardcover, which
illustration is done by Romas Kukalis. With a short introduction by