Thursday, December 8, 2011

James H Schmitz's "The Demon Breed" aka "The Tuvela" (novel, psychological warfare, humor, free): Humanity has secret super-human rulers!

Didn't you know humanity is ultimately ruled by a small population of supermen & superwomen - the Tuvelas? Well, get enlightened.

Very funny story of two very resourceful individuals - a young woman & an older man - vs ruthless invading aliens, on an uninhabited floating island on a remote waterworld.

Collected in.

  1. James H Schmitz's "The Hub: Dangerous Territory".

See also.

  1. Eric Frank Russell's "Next of Kin": Very funny novel with a similar but even crazier idea.

Fact sheet.

First published: Analog, September/October 1968.
Download full text from Webscription.  [via Bill Garthright @ ClassicScienceFiction]
Rating: A.
Among the stories from Astounding/Analog issues edited by John Campbell.
Related: Stories of James H Schmitz.