Wednesday, February 29, 2012

James H Schmitz's "Aura of Immortality" (short story, mad scientist, free)

Prof Mantelish, well known inventor, has just returned to Maccadon after a research stint to Tang among its native hominid aliens. He's returned with several liters of their immortality potion, & is careless enough to mention it on TV immediately on landing. So, of course, criminals want it...

Fact sheet.

First published: If, May/June 1974.
Download full text from Baen CD.
Rating: B.
Related: Stories of James H Schmitz.