Saturday, December 17, 2011

Alex Apostolides & Mark Clifton's "We're Civilized!" (short story, colonialism, free): Martians are savage to Man, Man is to...

First human expedition to Mars, led by a military commander, claims all of Mars for Western Alliance. The process involves a general genocide of Martians, but who has time to notice such minor details...

Our pioneers of Mars return to earth & are being felicitated. Only all doesn't go according to organizers plan...

See also.

  1. A Bertram Chandler's "Familiar Pattern" (download): Very similar idea.

Fact sheet.

First published: Galaxy, August 1953.
Download full text from Project Gutenberg, Internet Archive.
Rating: B.
Related: Stories of Mark Clifton.