By Harry Harrison
Fifty tales for 50 years!A collection-and celebration-of the paintings of Harry HarrisonFrom his first sale in 1950 on, Harry Harrison has been one of many technological know-how fiction world's artistic dynamos, operating in each subgenre of the sphere, continually bursting with provocative rules. Parodic one second, severe the subsequent, Harrison has been referred to as via Brian Aldiss "one of the few authors able to wearing the outdated vigour of prior days ahead right into a new epoch."On the party of his 50th anniversary as a certified author, Harrison has accumulated jointly fifty of his most sensible stories-one for every year-along with large notes and introductory fabric. 50 in 50 is straight away a memoir, a compendium of a fascinating physique of labor, and a glance on the heritage of technological know-how fiction within the moment 1/2 the twentieth century.
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There is one thing clear. Aldo has to stay because he is the only one who can make adjustments if more are needed. " Stan nodded agreement, then let his chin drop back onto his chest. "I'll go along with that; he's out as the guinea pig. You're out, too, Dr. Ben-Haim, because from what I hear you are the bright hope of physics today. They need you. But there are a lot of jet jockeys around. " Nissim opened his mouth to protest, but could think of nothing to say. "Right then. Me first as guinea pig.
Well then," Stan said, struggling his legs off the couch. "There doesn't seem to be very much more to say. I'll see you boys back in the station. " Aldo switched to transmit. Stan crawled to the edge of the screen. Smiling, he waved goodbye and fell, rather than stepped out onto its surface, and vanished. The tape emerged instants later and Aldo's hands shook as he fed it to the player. "... Yes, there he is, you two help him! Hello, C. Huygens, Major Brandon has come through and he looks awful, but I guess you know that, I mean he really looks all right.
Greetings, O noble servers °f the Great God," I said. Of course I didn't say it out loud, just Whispered softly enough for the throat mike to catch. This was radioed back to the MT and the translation shot back to a speaker in my jaws. The natives chomped and rattled and the translation rolled out almost instantly. I had the volume turned up and the whole square echoed. Some of the more credulous natives prostrated themselves and others fled screaming. One doubtful type raised a spear, but no one else tried that after the pterodactyl eye picked him up and dropped him in the swamp.