Dr Futurity/ The Unteleported Man Author:Philip K. Dick Two books in one-- an old "Ace Double". The second book, which appears after the second, is printed upside-down relative to the first. Trippy! — Dr. Futurity: — "He had a moment of shattering, blinding terror... Where was he? Why was he here? Had someone brought him here, dumped him off at this spot for a reason?" — Suddenly Dr. Jim Parsons rea... more »lized that he had not been dumped on a new world-- but into a new time. In seconds he had traversed centuries...but why?
The Unteleported Man:
Nobody would go to the stars the long way when you could travel to your new planetary Utopia the instant-teleportation way. That is, nobody reasonable would want to spend eighteen long years in a spaceship just to be stubborn about electronic transit.
Which is what made Rachmael ben Applebaum such a thorn in the side to the giant industrial combines that had made the Telepor what it was. Because Rachmael was all set to head for Newcolonizedland by his own starship--alone.
But just being eccentric and a doubter would hardly justify the incredible concentration of effort to prevent his trip. THE UNTELEPORTED MAN suspected he was on the track of a secret too dangerous to get out--even after an eighteen year journey.
Yet he did not guess how terrifyingly right he was!« less