A collection of science fiction short stories.
From science to the stars and beyond in–
The Queen of Air and Darkness – Were they the elfin kind from out of Earth's past or an alien race fighting a deadly war to reconquer their world?
Home – Is it where the hearth is or where government spending allocates it?
The Alien Enemy – A people defeated, a culture wiped out, but who could they name enemy?
The Faun – Back to nature depends on your definition of natural!
In the Shadow – I met a world in the sun's glare, a little world that wasn't there!
Time Lag – If Vaynamo could create the weapons, relativity would provide the fuse!
Poul Anderson (1926–2001) was born in Pennsylvania of Scandinavian stock. He started publishing science fiction in 1947 and became one the great figures in the genre, serving as President of the Science Fiction Writers of America, winning many Hugo and Nebula awards, and also winning the Gandalf (Grand Master) Award.