Lester Herrick, human of the future, he is by our standards rather inhuman. When Lester returns from a trip to Rexor IV a changed man, the divorce is off, and Mrs. Herrick enjoys her wedded bliss until the authorities suspect Lester isn't Lester.
Public Domain (P)2014 Mike Vendetti
Dr. Nils Rasmussen
For me, Philip K Dick's work is always hit or miss. This one was a hit.
I had never heard this story by Dick until now, and I am sure glad I stumbled across it.
As far as his short stories go, I would say this one is a close second to his best story, "The Defenders".
9.22 / 10.00
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