By Ian Sales
A nuclear struggle has killed all people on the earth, leaving stranded at the Moon 9 astronauts at Falcon Base. With them they've got a "torsion box generator", a mysterious equipment which they desire will locate them another Earth which has now not succumbed to nuclear armageddon. yet as soon as they've chanced on such an Earth, how will they make the journey domestic? they've got one Lunar Module, and that may basically hold 4 astronauts to lunar orbit …
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No, I won't be a party to this. " They drove in silence. "I have a right to go," Hadley complained as Laura turned onto a side street. " Laura turned around and snapped something in Yiddish. She and Dave conferred rapidly, tongues flying; Hadley glared out the window and loathed both of them. "All right," Dave said briefly, having decided. "We'll take you there and go in with you. " "When your curiosity's satisfied," Laura hollered, "then we'll give them the old raspberry and take off. " She gave a passing car the raspberry.
Hadley boiled. "It's unfair to me; what am I supposed to do, turn my feelings on and off the way you work that stove? All right—" He gouged slimy-hot pie from its store pan and laid the dripping sections on saucers. " Ellen gave him a mixed look, compounded of misery and outrage, then wheeled and lumbered to the refrigerator for the ice cream. She slammed the refrigerator door and smashed the quart carton down beside the pie. When Hadley looked around for a big spoon, she had left the kitchen, returned to the living room with Dave and Laura.
The after-dinner coffee was drunk in dismal silence. " Laura screeched like a macaw. "Not without doing the dishes! " Ellen toyed frigidly with her coffee cup. " She didn't look up. " "But—," Laura began. "I'm leaving them until tomorrow. " Ellen smiled mechanically at Laura. " As Dave and Laura fumbled into their coats, Hadley examined his wrist-watch. It was later than he thought—almost eleven. Most of it was over, of course; but there was still a chance of getting the tail end. "Say," he said to Dave, "I'll come along with you.
Adrift on the Sea of Rains (Apollo Quartet) by Ian Sales