Roger Dee's "The Anglers of Arz" (short story, perspective inversion, free): Some very unusual "fishing"
Three human explorers on an alien world have been seeing a rather unusual sight every morning: an islet visible from port of their ship always have "two pinkish, bipedal Arzian fishermen" in the morning, flying dragons swoon down to kill them just after sunrise, then some sort of squid rise up the sea & take the dragons.
What's the mystery? Why do some Arzian fishermen let them get butchured by lizards every morning?
- Harry Bates' "Farewell to the Master" (download): A much better known story with similar issues of perspective inversion.
Fact sheet.First published: If, January 1953.
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