Astounding Stories, May, 1931

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1931
Language: English
Wordcount: 81,154 / 240 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.7
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 4,277
Added to site: 2009.11.24
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Only Dr. Bird's Super-Scientific Sleuthing Stands in the Way of Ivan Sarnoff's Latest Attempt at Wholesale Destruction.

THE EXILE OF TIME by RAY CUMMINGS
Young Lovers of Three Eras Are Swept down the Torrent of the Sinister Cripple Tugh's Frightful Vengeance. (Part Two of a Four-Part Novel.)

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Outside His Laboratory Bruce Dixon Finds a World of Living Dead Men--and Above, in the Sky, Shines a Weird Green Moon.

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derneath.

He must do something--anything!--to check the monster, to flatten out the onrushing mountain! The red bottom-plates of a submarine freighter came rolling up behind the surge to show how futile was the might of man. And the next moment marked the impact of the wall of water upon a widespread area of landing roofs, where giant letters stared mockingly at him to spell the words: Harkness Terminals, New York.

He saw the silent crumbling of great buildings; he glimpsed in one wild second the whirling helicopters on giant freighters that took the air too late; he saw them vanish as the sea swept in and engulfed them. And then, after endless minutes, he knew that Chet had swung again above the site of his plant, and he saw the stumps of steel and twisted wreckage that remained....

* * * * *

The pilot hung the ship in air--a golden beetle, softly humming as it hovered above the desolate scene. Chet had switched on the steady buzz of the stationary-ship signal, and the wireless wa

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