NYMPH OF DARKNESS

by C. L. Moore and Forrest J. Ackerman. Originally Published in Fantasy Magazine April, 1935. Out of the dark a hurtling figure plunged full-tilt against Northwest Smith. His startled arms closed about a woman---a girl, completely naked! The thick Venusian dark of the Ednes waterfront in the hours before dawn is breathless and tense with a nameless awareness, a crouching danger. The shapes that move murkily thru its blackness are not daylight shapes. Sun has never shone upon some of those misshapen figures, and what happens in the dark is better left untold. Not even the Patrol ventures there Continue reading