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Alan Edward Nourse

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What was the mystery of this great ship from the dark, deep reaches of space? For, within its death-filled chambers—was the avenue of life!

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Book Excerpt: 
. . .The Government will fall all over itself to reward us—"

Sabo scowled, and the worry deepened in the men's faces. It was hard to imagine the Government falling all over itself for anybody. They knew too well how the Government worked. They had heard of the swift trials, the harsh imprisonments that awaited even the petty infringers. The Military Government had no time to waste on those who stepped out of line, they had no mercy to spare. And the men knew that their captain was not in favor in top Government circles. Crack patrol commanders were not shunted into remote, lifeless Satellite Stations if their stand in the Government was high. And deep in their minds, somehow, the men knew they couldn't trust this little, sharp-eyed, white-haired man. The credit for such a discovery as this might go to him, yes—but there would be little left for them.

"The law—" Sabo repeated stubbornly.

"Damn the law! We're stationed . . . Read More

Community Reviews

Derelict by Alan Edward Nourse: Librovox audio, special thanks to Mark Nelson, undoubtedly one of the best volunteer readers at Librovox & Feedbooks epub

Originally published in: If: Worlds of Science Fiction May 1953

Just shortly into the story I'm thinking maybe this is the idea that sprouted the i

A derelict alien vessel drifts into the solar system and is detected by the crew of a space station orbiting Saturn. The station’s irascible captain orders his first officer and chief engineer to board the ship after it fails to respond to hails. The order is illegal, but the captain is motivated by

This was an interesting tale.

Strange little book. I enjoyed the read!

I did get a hint of Rama from this.

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