Warlord of Kor

by Terry Carr
Release date: 1963
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: science fiction

Terry Gene Carr is best known for his professional work editing science fiction novels and anthologies. Prior to that he was a publisher of science fiction fanzines and over the course of his career also wrote two novels (WARLORD OF KOR and CIRQUE) and a short fiction collection (THE LIGHT AT THE END OF THE UNIVERSE).

From WARLORD OF KOR: "Horng sat opposite the tiny, fragile creature who held a microphone, its wires attached to an interpreting machine. He blinked his huge eyes slowly, his stiff mouth fumblingly forming words of a language his race had not used for thirty thousand years. "Kor was... is... God... Knowledge." He had tried to convey this to the small creatures who had invaded his world, but they did not heed. Their ill-equipped brains were trying futilely to comprehend the ancient race memory of his people."

updated 2010-09-07

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