In this classic short story from prolific sci-fi luminary Clifford D. Simak, a group of ambitious entrepreneurs has successfully exploited a unique method of time travel to journey to the distant past, hoping to discover the key to unlimited wealth. However, like all the best-laid plans, this get-rich-quick scheme runs into a few unforeseen snags.
When he sets out on a mission to interact with the humanoid inhabitants of a distant planet in order to put them to work as laborers, Duncan has no idea of the challenges that lie ahead. In addition to the complex task of dealing with his less-than-cooperative charges, the intrepid hero must face down a menacing beast known as the Cytha. Will he make it out alive?
This gripping short story from the golden age of science fiction is a must-read for Simak fans, or for anyone looking for an out-of-this-world adventure. As the denizens of Earth face an invasion from inhabitants of another dimension, the future of the planet hangs in the balance. Will anyone be able to stop the marauding attackers and save the human race?
Take a trip into another dimension in this mind-bending short story collaboration from Clifford D. Simak and Carl Jacobi. Barely perceptible differences in one lonely man's environment gradually begin to add up to big problems for the planet. If you're looking for a quick but thoroughly captivating science fiction read, try "The Street That Wasn't There."