A western adaptation of Indian folk tale of "vish kanya" ("poisonous girl"). Very well told, but with tragic ending.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Mosses from an Old Manse and other stories" (collection). Download full text of collection.
- David Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer (Ed)'s "The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF".
Fact sheet.First published: United States Magazine & Democratic Review, December 1844.
Note: Why is this post so short?