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The Infra-Medians

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Published: 1931
Language: English
Wordcount: 7,713 / 29 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.3
LoC Category: PS
Audiobook: www.archive.org
Downloads: 1,333
Added to site: 2007.03.18
mnybks.net#: 16312
Origin: gutenberg.org

Into a land of shadows and lost souls goes Pete Grahame in search of his hapless friends.

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ld level the weapon and pull the trigger again. I got them both.

The rest of that unholy crew were grinning, and their eyes were shining with anticipation. They closed in upon me eagerly, each apparently doing everything in his power to invite my attention. It was bewildering, and I watched them warily, suspecting a trick. There were only three more cartridges left in my gun, and I did not dare replace the fired shells for fear they would rush me when the action was open and the gun momentarily useless.

* * * * *

I was just about to risk one more cartridge when another figure materialized in the ranks of the enemy; a taller, commanding figure, with a shining jewel, perhaps a mark of authority, dangling from his corded brown throat.

The others fell back instantly, and the newcomer approached me swiftly, holding out his hands as though in supplication.

So I was to receive a cordial welcome after all! I breathed a sigh of relief, and pocketed the weapon--and instantly the dark

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 3 from 2 reviews: ***
2015.09.01
JoJo Biggins
**...

A "scientist" uses hokey technology to go into an alternate reality. He and two friends are chased by bad guys. They come back home. End of story.

Nothing exciting or imaginative here. Save yourself the time and skip this story.

2013.01.22
Sardo Weems
****.

A scientist projects himself into realms of higher wavelengths. Then his sister and her boyfriend follow him and find a world that overlays the one they know.

The heroes carry gats rather than Glocks, but otherwise it\'s not very dated, considering its age. Imaginative use of alternate reality.


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