EARTHMEN BEARING GIFTS

by Frederic Brown. Originally Published in Galaxy Magazine, June 1960. Mars had gifts to offer and Earth had much in return if delivery could be arranged! DHAR Ry sat alone in his room, meditating. From outside the door he caught a thought wave equivalent to a knock, and, glancing at the door, he willed it to slide open. It opened. “Enter, my friend,” he said. He could have projected the idea telepathically; but with only two persons present, speech was more polite. Ejon Khee entered. “You are up late tonight, my leader,” he said. “Yes, Khee. Within an hour the Earth rocket is due Continue reading