Gulf

Publication date:1949.11
Genre:Science fiction novella
Preceded by:Poor Daddy
Followed by:Delilah and the Space Rigger
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“Gulf” is a novella by Robert A. Heinlein, originally published as a serial in the November and December 1949 issues of “Astounding Science‐Fiction.”
The novel “Friday,” written in 1982, was loosely a sequel.

Exposition

The story tells us about the greatest superspy of them all is revealed as the leader of a league of supermen and women who can’t quite decide what to do with the rest of us.