Friday, October 25, 2013

Henry Kuttner & C L Moore's "The Dark Angel" (short story, superman, free)

Illustration accompanying the original publication in Startling Stories of short story The Dark Angel by Henry Kuttner and C L Moore. Image shows the superwoman animating a doll to test her newly discovered supernatural abilities when her husband spied it.What happens when one member of a couple is a prodigy? In this case, the wife is superhuman - first of the new species of homo superior. Story is about the reactions of the couple to this realization.

Fact sheet.

First published: Startling Stories, March 1946.
Read online at UNZ: part 1 & part 2.
Note: Story begins several pages down on part 1; last page of part 1 is the same as first page of part 2.
Rating: B.
Related: Stories of Henry Kuttner, C L Moore.