Saturday, January 16, 2021

Lost in Translation

By Fredric Brown (1906-72).
First appearance: The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, October 1958.

Short short short story (1 page).
Online at SFFAudio (HERE; PDF).

     "They'd give him anything he asked for."

One little mistake . . . .

Major characters:
~ Ralph NC-5:

  "Foods, wonderful foods, chased one another through his mind."
~ The Arcturians:
  ". . . are inhuman but very friendly."

- Fredric William Brown is one of our favorites; see the posting featuring his crime story "Twice-Killed Corpse" (HERE).


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