The ambulance ship Rhabwar had made the trip from Sector General
to the scene of the supposed disaster in record time and with a
precision of astrogation, Conway thought, which wld cause Lieutenant
Dodds to exhibit symptoms of cranial swelling for many days to come.
Another of White’s inimitable puzzle-for-spacemen stories.
“In the great tradition of Deadly Litter!” – as
Donald A. Wollheim, Mr Blurby himself, might have put it.
“All the [spacewreck] victims had lost their limbs.
The medics think they have the answer, but they are wrong . . .”
(actual blurb, from the Ballantine edition). Well, they are
and they aren’t. Is that Irish enough for you?
Synopsis by Graham Andrews
- Sector General (Ballantine, March 1983).