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Vampires of Space

Another Thrilling Adventure of the Special Patrol

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Published: 1932
Language: English
Wordcount: 8,785 / 33 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.4
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 2,051
Added to site: 2009.07.09
mnybks.net#: 24664
Origin: gutenberg.org

Commander John Hanson recounts his harrowing adventure with the Electites of space.

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immediately. "The point, as I see it, is not what they are, but what we're to do about them. Do you believe, sir, that they are dangerous?"

"Let me ask you some questions to answer that one," I suggested. "Two ships are reported lost in space--in this immediate vicinity. We come here to determine the cause of those losses. We find ourselves the evident objective of a horde of strange things which we cannot identify; which Mr. Hendricks, here, seems to have good reason to believe are somehow electrical in nature. Putting all these facts together, what is the most logical conclusion?"

"That these things caused the two lost ships to be reported missing in space!" said Hendricks.

* * * * *

I glanced at Kincaide, and he nodded gravely.

"And you, Mr. Correy?" I asked.

Correy shrugged.

"I believe you're, right, sir. They seem like such rather flimsy, harmless things, though, that the disintegrator rays will take care of without difficulty. Shall I order the ray opera

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