"Occupation"

Title"Occupation"
Year for Search1953
AuthorsLudwig, Edward William (1920-90)
Secondary TitleThe Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (New York)
Volume / Edition4.5
Pagination25-32
Date PublishedMay 1953
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Humans are invading a planet to colonize it. The inhabitants completely confuse the invaders by destroying their weapons and refusing to fight and finally agreeing to teach them how to live together peacefully.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in New Worlds Science Fiction (London) 10.28 (October 1954): 61-68; and in his The 7 Shapes of Solomon Bean and 14 Other Marvelous Stories of Science Fiction and Fantasy (Los Gatos, CA: Polaris Press, 1983), 1-10

Holding Institutions

PSt, SFF

Author Note

(1920-90)

Full Text

1953 Ludwig, Edward William (1920-90). “Occupation.” The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (New York) 4.5 (May 1953): 25-32. Rpt. in New Worlds Science Fiction (London) 10.28 (October 1954): 61-68; and in his The 7 Shapes of Solomon Bean and 14 Other Marvelous Stories of Science Fiction and Fantasy (Los Gatos, CA: Polaris Press, 1983), 1-10. PSt, SFF

Humans are invading a planet to colonize it. The inhabitants completely confuse the invaders by destroying their weapons and refusing to fight and finally agreeing to teach them how to live together peacefully.