This is the story of a young man severly scarred on his face who thinks he would be willing to do anything to be noticed as a person. He is offered a new face if he helps kidnap a young boy. After he meets and gets to know the child he finds that he values his humanity too much to harm the boy and helps the boy escape into an alien world even though it means becoming a monster in the eyes of the world again.
Genres: science fiction
Andre Alice Norton (1912-2005) was an American science fiction and fantasy author (with some works of historical fiction and contemporary fiction) under the noms de plume Andre Norton, Andrew North and Allen Weston. Norton published her first novel in 1934, and was the first woman to receive the Gandalf Grand Master Award from the World Science Fiction Society in 1977, and won the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) association in 1983.
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