"Horsemen"

Title"Horsemen"
Year for Search1977
AuthorsAldiss, Brian [Wilson](1925-2017)
Secondary TitleCosmos Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine
Volume / Edition1.3
Pagination48-50
Date PublishedSeptember 1977
KeywordsEnglish author
Annotation

A simple, agricultural eutopia is destroyed by people from Earth. The people are closely in tune with their planet, vegetarian, live in marriage groups, and have rich inner lives. The arriving Earth ship releases the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (Pestilence, Famine, War, and Death) on the planet.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. as “New Arrivals, Old Encounters.” In his New Arrivals, Old Encounters. Twelve Stories (London: Jonathan Cape, 1979), 9-14.

Holding Institutions

Merril, PSt

Author Note

(1925-2017)

Full Text

1977 Aldiss, Brian [Wilson] (1925-2017). “Horsemen.” Cosmos Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine 1.3 (September 1977): 48-50. Rpt. as “New Arrivals, Old Encounters.” In his New Arrivals, Old Encounters. Twelve Stories (London: Jonathan Cape, 1979), 9-14. Merril, PSt

A simple, agricultural eutopia is destroyed by people from Earth. The people are closely in tune with their planet, vegetarian, live in marriage groups, and have rich inner lives. The arriving Earth ship releases the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (Pestilence, Famine, War, and Death) on the planet.