Friday, May 24, 2019

"No Human Ever Killed a Telepath, That's Axiomatic"

"Death of a Telepath."
By George Chailey (?-?).
First appearance: Science Fiction Adventures (U.K.), January 1959.

Short short story (5 pages).
Online at (HERE).

     "After this we'll be changing a few axioms."

Details, details, details . . .

~ McClane:

  "Waiting for the lock to fill, he thought bitterly of his situation—promotion due and he had to get a job like this . . ."
~ Burke:
  "I suppose you loved him like a brother?"
  "No. I hated him. You can understand that—"

- "Death of a Telepath" is apparently the only fiction credit for the enigmatic George Chailey.
- Wikipedia has several entries about the subject: "Telepathy" (HERE), "Category: Fiction about telepathy" (HERE), "Category: Fictional telepaths" (HERE), and "Category: Films about telepathy" (HERE); also see "Telepathy" in The Skeptic's Dictionary (HERE).

The bottom line:

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