—And the Moon Be Still as Bright [June 2001/2032]

And the Moon Be Still as Bright June First published in Thrilling Wonder Stories June The men of the Fourth Expedition gather firewood against the cold Martian evening The scientists have found that all of the Martians have died of

  • Title: —And the Moon Be Still as Bright [June 2001/2032]
  • Author: Ray Bradbury
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 154
  • Format: ebook
  • First published in Thrilling Wonder Stories, June 1948.The men of the Fourth Expedition gather firewood against the cold Martian evening The scientists have found that all of the Martians have died of chickenpox brought by one of the first three expeditions analogous to the devastation of Native American populations by smallpox.

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    • Lyn says:

      “And they got into the rocket and they went to Mars.”That is the simplistic beauty of Ray Bradbury’s writing. From his writing perspective, science fiction was a sub-genre of fantasy. And fantasy was pure imagination. But before we break into a Willy Wonka song, Bradbury could also write and tell a story.This gem was first published in the June 1948 issue of Thrilling Wonder Stories. He probably got a cent a word and cashed the check for rent money. Actually, if I get my golden era writer [...]

    • Gregory Rothbard says:

      heard this story via x minus one podcast a great resource

    • Luciana Darce says:

      "Não seria correto, na primeira noite em Marte, fazer um barulhão, instalar uma coisa estranha e tola como um forno. Seria uma espécie de blasfêmia importada. Haveria tempo para aquilo mais tarde; tempo para lançar latas de leite condensado nos orgulhosos canais marcianos; tempo para os exemplares do jornal New York Times saírem voando e, farfalhando, forrar o leito dos oceanos solitários e cinzentos de Marte; tempo para que cascas de banana e papéis de piquenique se infiltrassem nas del [...]

    • Mateo R. says:

      * Figuras recurrentes: Extraterrestre.

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