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"did I had an extremely expensive wife - she would see a new car that she liked and just buy it... under California law I was bound to buy her debts. I think I turned out 16 novels in five years."
- Philip K. Dick

Space Craft Rope Ladder  
  Equipment used for debar king from a space craft.  

After scrambling down the precipitous side of the ship on a rope ladder...
From Diabologic, by Eric Frank Russell.
Published by Astounding Science Fiction in 1955
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