The Wanderer Author:Fritz Leiber You've seen a lot of stories about men wandering out to the stars, but in THE WANDERER a star comes to Earth. — You've often read about how heroes face disaster...the cool-headed, flawless, perfectly equipped men...the supermen. — But how about the real people? What about the human beings, the Joe Dokes, the oddballs, the neurotics, the normals, t... more »he wierdos, the little people--yes and including the little people in high places waering the robes of doctors of science, the grey flannel of top politicos and businessmen, the gold braid and sunburdsts of high military brass?
For those who dies then The Wanderer came--what did they think about? What did they do in those last few unutterably privatemoments, walking the last mile, living out the last minutes, sucking the last breath, alone or together?
For those who lived--what did they think about? How did they do it? By luck? Strength? Stupidity? Imagination? Or the lak of it? Did they grasp at straws, fighting for life, clawing their way out of disaster at any cost? Or did they find a better way, a way that wasn't simply the desire for survival burning a little more fiercely in some than in others?
The Wanderer brought many answeres for many men.« less