Death Wishby Robert Sheckley
The space freighter Queen Dierdre was a great, squat, pockmarked vessel of the Earth-Mars run and she
Robert Sheckley's numerous quick-witted stories and novels were famously unpredictable, absurdist, and broadly comical. Sheckley was nominated for Hugo- and Nebula awards and was named Author Emeritus by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in 2001.
The space freighter Queen Dierdre was a great, squat, pockmarked vessel of the Earth-Mars run and she never gave anyone a bit of trouble. That should have been sufficient warning to Mr. Watkins, her engineer. Watkins was fond of saying that there are two kinds of equipment -- the kind that fails bit by bit, and the kind that fails all at once. Compared with a spaceship in distress, going to hell in a handbasket is roomy and slow!
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