Leigh Brackett's "The Treasure of Ptakuth" (short story, adventure, treasure hunt, free): Want to trade immortality for sleep?
Told as an adventure & as a treasure hunt, with a girl added so she can be rescued by hero. Set on Mars.
Fact sheet.First published: Astounding, April 1940.
Download full text from Baen Books.
Among the stories in Astounding/Analog issues edited John Campbell.
Related: Stories of Leigh Brackett.