Cover of Zehru Of Xollar

Zehru Of Xollar

Auhtor: Hal Wells

Language: english
Published: 1932

Genres:

fiction,  science fiction,  short stories
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eBook size: 139Kb

Review by Daniel G. Lebryk, June 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'Zehru Of Xollar':

Three Earthlings are whisked on aninter-dimensional journey to the denof the Scientist Zehru.

Excerpts from the Book 'Zehru Of Xollar':


... was still conspicuous for the lithe strength that had made him an All-Western tackle less than two years ago. Standing beside Blake's husky figure, Helen ...
... metallic scream. With the change in sound Blake became aware of a new and astounding change in his surroundings. The walls and roof of the station seemed ...
... neither sight nor sound existed. Then abruptly the speed of their flight seemed to be lessening. Sensation returned to Blake. He again heard the thin ...
... near the center. Fencing in the enclosure at twenty-yard intervals and reaching upward to the ceiling were slender posts of some lusterless black metal. ...
... that way, and if His Nibs tries any more funny business mebbe a few slugs outta this rod will change his mind for him. Better go easy with the gun, ...
... like large eggs of dirty-gray jelly, about a yard in length. They were obviously alive, for their gelatinous masses quivered and trembled in ...
... the nearest attacker. The creature staggered momentarily, then came lurching on again, apparently not even crippled. Blake swung his heavy club in a whistling ...
... on the ground nearly under the feet of the ape-things as they again shambled forward to the attack. Blake staked everything upon a last desperate sortie ...
... his single shot had slain one of the two weirdly disassociated organisms, Blake with pistol in hand advanced toward the other, trying to get ...
... one side of the mirror was a living being of some kind, but the intervening mists prevented Blake from making out any details beyond a hazy glimpse ...
... monstrous thing clamber stiffly from the platform and halt squarely in front of the captives to stare at them through the transparency of the intervening ...
... skin, was a mere slit. The entire skull and face were covered with small, closely overlapping scales of lusterless gray. The head merged directly into ...
... one-hundredth of an inch apart. Such is the case with Xollar and the planets in your universe which are our immediate neighbors in inter-dimensional ...
... circling the star you call Vega. I brought both you and a net-load of Vegans here to this oxygen-filled enclosure I had already prepared. The Vegans ...
... on their feet under the disk. Blake wondered idly why their stiff bodies did not topple over when they were left unsupported, then decided that ...
... One final cautious dragging movement, and Blake's entire body was upon the cloth, with every muscle again vibrantly alive. ? BLAKE?stood there ...
... that made him stop his assault. ? IT?was Mapes, sprinting toward the silver arch-gate at the other end of the enclosure. Blake's heart sank as ...
... gangster. A thin pencil of dull yellow light of a peculiar density spurted from the tube toward Mapes. There was a flash of blinding flame as the light ...
... parting an entire section of one of the gold-flecked barrier walls vanished. Xollar's deadly purple mists were already surging in. ? SPEED?was the ...
... funny second collection - call it kitchen-sink magical realism - riffs on haunted convenience stores, husbands and wives, rabbits, zombies, weekly apocalyptic poker ...