"Peace Agent"

Title"Peace Agent"
Year for Search1954
AuthorsPease, M. C.
Secondary AuthorsLowndes, Robert W.
Secondary TitleScience Fiction Stories
Volume / Edition2nd ed.
Pagination41-67
Date Published1954
PublisherColumbia Publications
Place PublishedNew York
Annotation

Dystopia. A conflict is developing between a new social form, the clan, which hires itself out to businesses with guarantees of performance and the old lower classes who are losing their jobs. In one town the conflict is being fostered by one man who runs the town and encourages attacks on the clans. In this town an independent man helps bring peace, but the same pattern is said to be common throughout the US.

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1954 Pease, M. C. “Peace Agent.” Science Fiction Stories. 2nd ed. Ed. Robert W. Lowndes (New York: Columbia Publications, 1954): 41-67. Merril

Dystopia. A conflict is developing between a new social form, the clan, which hires itself out to businesses with guarantees of performance and the old lower classes who are losing their jobs. In one town the conflict is being fostered by one man who runs the town and encourages attacks on the clans. In this town an independent man helps bring peace, but the same pattern is said to be common throughout the U. S.