Astounding Stories, August, 1931

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1931
Language: English
Wordcount: 78,638 / 234 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.4
LoC Categories: AP, PS
Downloads: 3,209
Added to site: 2010.06.29
mnybks.net#: 28329
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THE DANGER FROM THE DEEP by RALPH MILNE FARLEY
Marooned on the Sea-Floor, His Hoisting Cable Cut, Young Abbot Is Left at the Mercy of the Man-Sharks.

BROOD OF THE DARK MOON by CHARLES WILLARD DIFFIN
Once More Chet, Walt and Diane Are United in a Wild Ride to the Dark Moon. But This Time They Go as Prisoners of Their Deadly Enemy Schwartzmann. (Beginning a Four-Part Novel.)

IF THE SUN DIED by R. F. STARZL
Tens of Millenniums After the Death of the Sun There Comes a Young Man Who Dares to Open the Frozen Gate of Subterranea.

THE MIDGET FROM THE ISLAND by H. G. WINTER
Garth Howard, Prey to Half the Animals of the Forest, Fights Valiantly to Regain His Lost Five Feet of Size. A Complete Novelette.)

THE MOON WEED by HARL VINCENT
Unwittingly the Traitor of the Earth, Van Pits Himself Against the Inexorably Tightening Web of Plant-Beasts He Has Released from the Moon.

THE PORT OF MISSING PLANES by CAPTAIN S. P. MEEK
In the Underground Caverns of the Selom, Dr. Bird Once Again Locks Wills with the Subversive Genius, Saranoff.

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gured out what an almost total impossibility there was of the chance that his ship, one mile above him on the surface, could ever find his sphere with grappling hooks. Yet he prayed for that chance. A single chance in a million sometimes does happen.

* * * * *

Several hours had by now elapsed since the parting of the young scientist's cables. It was bitterly cold inside the sphere. In order to keep warm, he had to exercise during his calm moments as systematically as his cramped quarters would permit. During his frantic moments he got plenty of exercise automatically. And of course all this movement used up more than the normal amount of oxygen, so that he was forced to open the valves on his tanks to two or three times their normal flow. His span of further life was thereby cut to ten or twelve hours, if indeed he could keep himself warm for that long.

Why didn't the people on the boat do something!

He was just about to indulge in one of his frantic fits of despair, when he heard

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