By Algis Budrys

Shortlisted for the 1961 Hugo Award, Rogue Moon is the disquieting and tale of what occurs while mammoth clinical ambition is matched via human obsession. The moon had eventually been reached, and on it used to be chanced on the main terrifying constitution, that killed males over and over, in torturous, unfathomable methods. essentially, just a mad guy or a suicidal maniac may perhaps discover its terrible secrets and techniques. All his lifestyles, Al Barker has toyed with loss of life. So while the united states lunar programme wishes a volunteer to penetrate a murderous labyrinth, alien to all human comprehension, Barker's the fellow to do it. yet what's required of Barker is that he stand up to the trauma of demise, not only as soon as, yet time and time and time back . . .

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8 EVEN BACK IN JANUARY, there were any number of reasons Roy Hepburn should not have signed up for that cruise. It wasn’t evident then that a world economic crisis was coming, and that the people of Ecuador would be starving when the ship was supposed to sail. But there was the matter of Mary’s job. She did not yet know that she was about to be laid off, to be forced into early retirement, so she could not see how she, in good conscience, could take off three weeks in late November and early December, right in the middle of a semester.

2 THERE WAS NO MYSTERY a million years ago as to how a thirty-five-year-old American male named James Wait, who could not swim a stroke, intended to get from the South American continent to the Galápagos Islands. He certainly wasn’t going to squat on a natural raft of vegetable matter and hope for the best. ” Wait was traveling alone. He was prematurely bald and he was pudgy, and his color was bad, like the crust on a pie in a cheap cafeteria, and he was bespectacled, so that he might plausibly claim to be in his fifties, in case he saw some advantage in making such a claim.

So it was November now, and the Hiroguchis were in Guayaquil. On the advice of *MacIntosh, *Zenji had lied to his employers about where he was going.

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