SPAWN OF THE STARS

by Charles Willard Diffin. Originally Published in Astounding Stories of Super Science February, 1930. The Earth lay powerless beneath those loathsome, yellowish monsters that, sheathed in cometlike globes, sprang from the skies to annihilate man and reduce his cities to ashes! The sky was alive with winged shapes, and high in the air shone the glittering menace, trailing five plumes of gas. When Cyrus R. Thurston bought himself a single-motored Stoughton job he was looking for new thrills. Flying around the east coast had lost its zest: he wanted to join that jaunty group who spoke so easily Continue reading