The Radiant Shell
The door was unchained. The driver walked in, while the door stood open. Thorn started to glide in after him....
Mere chance made him glance at a window near the door. This window framed another bearded, resolute face. And the eyes in that face were like saucers as they stared full at Thorn!
For an instant Thorn knew icy fear. His invisibility! Had something happened to strip him of that concealing mantle? But what could have happened?
He glanced down at himself and saw the reason for the guard's saucer-eyed expression.
A little of the light cloud of dust stirred up by the truck wheels had settled over him and clung to the encasing shell. As he moved, these dust specks moved. The effect to the