By William Shatner, David Fisher
Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner first crossed paths as actors at the set of the fellow from U.N.C.L.E. Little did they understand that their subsequent roles, in a brand new science-fiction tv sequence, might form their lives in methods nobody can have expected. In seventy-nine tv episodes and 6 characteristic movies, they grew to understand one another greater than such a lot neighbors may well ever think.
Over the process part a century, Shatner and Nimoy observed one another via own highs and lows. during this powerfully emotional booklet, Shatner tells the tale of a guy who used to be his buddy for 5 a long time, recounting anecdotes and untold tales in their lives off and on set, in addition to accumulating tales from others who knew Nimoy good, to give a whole photograph of a wealthy existence.
As a lot a biography of Nimoy as a narrative in their friendship, Leonard is a uniquely heartfelt ebook written by means of one mythical actor in party of one other.
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Real deep dark in here. Okay. The passage opens into a big ass chamber. Couldn’t see the ceiling by the lantern light, that’s how big. Natural cavern, we think. Bob got real close to the wall with his light on one side, I took the other. No gold but DB called me over and we both held up our lights. On his side the whole wall’s covered with painting I guess you’d call it. Different colors. Not like one picture, but a whole mess a strange shapes and symbols, kind of primitive. Injun work, no doubt, and they can’t draw fer shit.
1 Theories about the arcane influence of the Masons on the early development of the American government abound. For instance, it’s often suggested that the design for the country’s Great Seal—the pyramid-and-eye-symbol that appears on the one-dollar bill—was passed to Jefferson one dark night by a mysterious hooded figure who just as quickly vanished. Almost a third of our presidents have been Masons. As I’ve discovered, one could fill a library with books written on the subject—TP 2 What significance the creator of the dossier ascribes to the two men’s participation in Freemasonry is difficult to yet fully ascertain, but may be hinted at by the following entry—TP *6* FINDINGS OF AN INQUIRY CONDUCTED INTO THE DEATH OF MERIWETHER LEWIS, 19891 On the evening of October 10, 1809, arriving alone on horseback, Meriwether Lewis took shelter for the night at an inn along the Natchez Trace, a primitive trail carved through the Tennessee wilderness, seventy miles southwest of Nashville.
Coulda saved us a lotta trubble if them Injuns learned to write proper English and spell shit out. What the-- -- Damn, something screeched back in there then flue out of dark at us like a bat out a hell. We run all the way out, nearly beat my brains in on the wall once. DB dropped his damn lantern. Felt that thing right behind us breathing on our necks. Got out of there and night was thick on us. Thing passed straight over our heads and we hit the ground. Bird for sure, maybe a bat. DB thought an owl.