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Game of Rat and Dragon, the (1955) [Short Story]
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Series: Instrumentality, the

Summary (IBList user synopsis):

In the future, mankind recruits a surprising partner in the battle against a sanity sapping presence in deep space.

Printed in The Third Galaxy Reader.

Reprinted in:

  • The Best Military Science Fiction of the 20th Century
  • The Rediscovery of Man

Original title: The Game of Rat and Dragon
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionAdventureMilitaristic

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Third Galaxy Reader, the (1958) [Anthology]
      Authors: Isaac Asimov , Frederik Pohl , Cordwainer Smith , Clifford D. Simak , Fritz Leiber , Damon Knight , Robert Sheckley , Avram Davidson , Wyman Guin , Lester del Rey , Finn O'Donnevan , Horace. L. Gold , Evelyn E. Smith , Theodore R. Cogswell , Floyd L. Wallace , William Morrison
     You Will Never Be the Same (1963) [Collection]
      Author: Cordwainer Smith
     Rediscovery of Man, the (1975) [Collection]
      Author: Cordwainer Smith
     Best of Cordwainer Smith, the (1975) [Collection]
      Author: Cordwainer Smith
     Magicats! (1985) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin , Stephen King , Cordwainer Smith , Fritz Leiber , Robert Silverberg , Michael Swanwick , Henry Slesar , Gene Wolfe , Ed Bryant , Gary Jennings , Manly Wade Wellman , Jack Dann , Randall Garrett , Pamela Sargent , Terry Carr , Ron Goulart , John Crowley , Gardner R. Dozois , Byron Liggett , Carol Carr , Knox Burger , Nicholas Breckenridge
     Rediscovery of Man, the (1993) [Collection]
      Author: Cordwainer Smith
     Best Military Science Fiction of the 20th Century, the (2001) [Anthology]
      Authors: Arthur C. Clarke , Orson Scott Card , Philip K. Dick , Anne McCaffrey , George R. R. Martin , Cordwainer Smith , Gregory Benford , Poul Anderson , C. J. Cherryh , David Drake , Joe Haldeman , Harry Turtledove , Walter Jon Williams
     Space Opera Renaissance, the (2006) [Anthology]
      Authors: Iain M. Banks , Peter F. Hamilton , Ursula K. Le Guin , David Brin , David Weber , Dan Simmons , Lois McMaster Bujold , Samuel R. Delany , Cordwainer Smith , Gregory Benford , Michael Moorcock , Stephen Baxter , David Drake , Leigh Brackett , Paul J. McAuley , Robert Reed , Robert Sheckley , Alastair Reynolds , Tony Daniel , Colin Greenland , Allen M. Steele , Jack Williamson , Catherine Asaro , Donald M. Kingsbury , Charles Stross , R. García y Robertson , Michael Kandel , Edmond Hamilton , Sarah Zettel , Scott Westerfeld , John C. Wright , Clive Jackson

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