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The Moon is a Harsh Mistress Chapter 7

By Robert Heinlein

Chapter 7

  • They are overjoyed. Not at the odds, those are bad, but that Mike said "us." Aw—he'll be on their side.
  • Mike is chosen as chairman of the revolution, and the other three agree to never mention Mike's existence. Their little secret.
  • They begin planning the revolution and agree that Mannie and Prof should go about their normal routines. They'll contact each other through Mike, where it's safe and secure.
  • Next, they need to settle the basic problem of how they are going to defeat a giant like Terra.
  • Mike has a simple solution: They can throw rocks.