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An interesting book The clock is certainly a great cause of stress in our world. An interesting story of the battle to make sense of the world around us forcing it into our own conception of what is real. The Devil on Salvation Bluff, a short story of 21 pages was published initially in 1955 Two missionaries, a married couple, live outside the main city on a planet called Glory where their ancestors from Earth crash landed 500 years ago They maintain a huge clock which is very symbolic and adhere to Earth time and customs even though it does not apply to this planet which has a number of suns that seem to rise unpredictably The two missionaries are responsible for civilizing the loca The Devil on Salvation Bluff, a short story of 21 pages was published initially in 1955 Two missionaries, a married couple, live outside the main city on a planet called Glory where their ancestors from Earth crash landed 500 years ago They maintain a huge clock which is very symbolic and adhere to Earth time and customs even though it does not apply to this planet which has a number of suns that seem to rise unpredictably The two missionaries are responsible for civilizing the local natives, who live in the wild, by teaching them about manners, social behavior, adherence to schedules, and the importance of time and clocks The locals raise goats, run around half naked, live in filthy conditions, refuse to live in the houses that the missionaries built for them, copulate in public and destroy the canals the missionaries make The chief of the tribe is the only one who speaks their language, but he won t cooperate and calls the giant clock the devil, threatening to roll boulders down on it The couple are concerned how an upcoming inspection will reflect on them and think the chief must be mentally ill to be so uncivilized, so they decide to take him to one of their hospitals for mental health treatment Things do not work out as they expect, however This is very easy to read, rather fun and fairly interesting I rated it a 3.5 Liked it Audiobook |Pdf ♴ The Devil on Salvation Bluff ♙ On the planet Glory, missionaries live in a constant unpredictable environment Sister Mary and her husband, Brother Raymond, try to contend with the flits, which live satyr like existences The missionaries are exasperated with this world s disregard for cause and effect The only constant is the clock that they brought with them And therein lies the problem