Earth is being attacked by horrible black monsters that appear from nowhere and destroy and kill everything and everyone in their paths. Nothing affects them, nothing stops them; they are impervious to all weapons. Earth is doomed. But there is one hope and it rests on the shoulders of 98 brave men. Can they do it? Can they find a way of retaliating? Listen and find out.
Public Domain (P)2014 Phil Chenevert
Dr. Nils Rasmussen
This was a really neat short story by Simak.
The ideas put forward in it are completely original yet very simple as far as sci/fi goes.
Its only problem is Simak's repetitiveness about exactly what is going on during some of the strange parts. Had it been slightly more straight forward, I might have given this a full five stars.
Narration performance is well above average.
Check this one out if you're a fan of sci/fi.
8.46 / 10.00
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