Saturday, May 3, 2008

** Anthony Boucher's "The Quest for Saint Aquin" (short story, science fiction)

In a future dystopia where most people have fallen back to primitive existence, the very few ruling elite are technologically advanced & planet-faring, & where Christianity is banned in the US, an underground Christian movement in California has sent an agent to confirm rumors of a messiah in a remote village. And he gets astonished after discovering the thing that makes the long dead body of this rumored messiah special.

Collected in.

  1. Robert Silverberg (Ed)'s "The Science Fiction Hall of Fame: Volume One, 1929-1964".

Fact sheet.

First published: Raymond J Healy (Ed)'s "New Tales of Space & Time" (1951).
Rating: B

Note: Why is this post so short?