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Final Mission [Illustrated]

Final Mission [Illustrated]

by John D MacDonald
     
 
Planet Stories, November 1950
FINAL MISSION
A Thrilling Short Story
by John D MacDonald

In that antiseptic society, thirteen hell-raising old space-warriors were obsolete as brass knuckles in a debate. So brass-bands played, and brass-hats brayed…and a coffin-ship left for the stars…

In that precise, antiseptic, post-war society, thirteen

Overview

Planet Stories, November 1950
FINAL MISSION
A Thrilling Short Story
by John D MacDonald

In that antiseptic society, thirteen hell-raising old space-warriors were obsolete as brass knuckles in a debate. So brass-bands played, and brass-hats brayed…and a coffin-ship left for the stars…

In that precise, antiseptic, post-war society, thirteen hell-raising old space-warriors were as obsolete as brass knuckles in a debate…and somewhat more of a nuisance. So brass-bands played, and brass hats brayed…and a coffin ship left for the stars…

2100 Words

A Sci-Fi commentary on Veterans and how we treat them as a society 5 years after WWII and the start of the Korean war.


Plus a BONUS!


Planet Stories, November 1950
MARS IS—HELL!
Planet’s Special Features
by Forrest J Ackerman

500 Words

Forrest J Ackerman promoting his new movie, ROCKETSHIP X-M

This edition includes the artwork from both the story and the feature, as well as the cover and an assortment of ads from the November 1950 issue of Planet Stories magazine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014117104
Publisher:
Peril Press
Publication date:
02/05/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
917,312
File size:
6 MB

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