Future Glitter Author:A. E. Van Vogt In a futuristic society the world lies under a dictatorship. The leading figures are the scientists. But they, took are rigidly controlled in the uses to which their crafts and their living styles themselves must be applied. — Inevitably, a scientist-staffed organization of rebels known as The Hills is formed. Yet this group, too, is suspected ... more »of being a tool of the dictatorship.
But leading scientist Higenroth planned to turn the organization into a genuine one that would provide a viable, constructive opposition. He hoped to accomplish this with a radically new communications system.
He had to work with the utmost speed - because, the next day, he was scheduled for decapitation.« less