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As the mighty alien fleet from the very latest computer game thunders across the computer screen, Johnny prepares to blow them into the usual million pieces. And they send him a message: We surrender. They're not supposed to do that! They're supposed to die. And computer joysticks don't have 'Don't Fire' buttons. But it's only a game... isn't it. Isn't it?
©1992 Terry Pratchett (P)2007 Random House AUDIO GO
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By Amazon Customer on 06-21-12

Another Terry Pratchett delight

I always enjoy Terry Pratchett so it is no surprise that I enjoyed this one very much. I love how his thought process turns things sideways. My only complaint was the length - too short! Share this with your video games obsessed teenagers. :)

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By kristina on 03-26-12

Toy story for the digital age!

What did you love best about Only You Can Save Mankind?

This story does for digital gaming what Woody and Buzz Lightyear did for toys. It is a real mind bender to think that the things that are killed in video games are really dying some where. Do we take killing too much for granted in the electronic age???.

What about Richard Mitchley’s performance did you like?

His voice made listening easy and did not detract from the story.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

yes.

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By Miss Alison Shipley on 05-31-15

Fun and enjoyable

I love this book, like every other Pratchett book before and after it, all though it's not set on the disc it's still well written and the plot is interestingly enjoyable.

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