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Book Information: Plague

Plague (1944) [Short Story]
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By 2075, the Galactic Commission has realized that a separate but subordinate body of administrators is needed to run the now incredibly complex warp and weft of modern space travel, and so they form the Galactic Administrative Service.

An indefinite time later, space travel as a practical past time and way of life has nearly ground to a halt as amazing ineptitude by insanely beaurocratic administrators piles impossible amounts of paperwork and licensing fees on ship owners and pilots.

When the plague comes, this state of affairs nearly destroys the human race, as recorded in this highly entertaining tale by Murry Leinster.

Original title: Plague
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionScience Fiction

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Omnibus of Science Fiction, the (1952) [Anthology]
      Authors: Arthur C. Clarke , H. P. Lovecraft , Isaac Asimov , Ray Bradbury , Jack London , James Blish , L. Sprague de Camp , A.E. van Vogt , Jack Vance , Fletcher Pratt , Damon Knight , Murray Leinster , Richard Matheson , Eric Frank Russell , Theodore Sturgeon , John D. MacDonald , Lewis Padgett , Wyman Guin , Lester del Rey , Raymond F. Jones , Alan E. Nourse , Fredric Brown , A.J. Deutsch , Anthony Boucher , William Tenn , Paul Ernst , David H. Keller , Katherine MacLean , John Leimert , B.F. Ruby , Will H. Gray , David Grinnell , Mark Clifton , Ross Rocklynne , Ann Griffith , R.R. Winterbotham , Ralph Williams , Chester S. Geier , W. Hilton-Young , André Maurois , Ralph Robin , H.B. Fyfe , Robert Abernathy , Peter Phillips

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