THE MOON MOTH

by Jack Vance. Originally Published in Galaxy August 1961. Ser Edwer Thissell has to search for a murderous imposter on a planet where everyone wears a mask! THE SYMBOLIC adjuncts used to enlarge the human personality are of course numerous. Clothes comprise a most important category of these symbols and sometimes when people are gathered together it is amusing to examine garments, unobtrusively of course, and to reflect that each article has been selected with solicitous care with the intention of creating some particular effect. Despite the symbolic power of clothes, men and women are Continue reading