Monday, February 4, 2013

Miles M Acheson's "The Apprentice" (short story, adventure, free)

This could really have been from Planet Stories rather than Astounding - an action packed adventure in the jungles of Venus. But it does have a funny punchline - a test to determine if you are smart enough!

Fact sheet.

First published: Astounding, May 1950.
Download full text as part of the scans of Astounding (British ed), June 1951.
Rating: B.
Among the stories from Astounding/Analog issues edited by John Campbell.