Gremlin Time on 01/21/13
Tonight, from the outer limits of the imagination,"The Warlord of Saturn's Moons", a Nebula Award nominated story, from 1974, written by Eleanor Arnason. This unique tale of rockets and ray guns, evokes the early styles of pulp science fiction, and will be read by Professor Ginger Kitty. A dashing, red haired heroine in a rocket sled, pursued across the frozen surface of Titan by the deadly forces of an evil warlord, is just the beginning of this, our first story of the evening. Fortunato reads our second story, "Useful Phrases", by Gene Wolfe. A lonely, used book store owner discovers an strange little book that is filled with peculiar phrase written in an unfamiliar foreign language. At first, he believes it is originates from some out of the way country in Asia. But, as he starts to study the alien language, and even search for people who speak it, he receives some odd visitors.