|Eye for a What?, an (1957) [Short Story]|
by Damon Knight
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An alien race knows as “gorgons” demand that humans come up with a fitting punishment for one of its kind, for having eaten the Commandant’s wife’s lemon meringue pie during an official banquet.
First published in Galaxy, March 1957.
Original title: An Eye for a What?
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Humorous, Parody and Comedy
Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Alien Beings→ Interspecies Relations
This work is a subwork of the following works :
Future in Question, the (1980) [Anthology]
Authors: Arthur C. Clarke
, Alfred Bester
, Isaac Asimov
, Frederik Pohl
, James Blish
, James Tiptree, Jr.
, Damon Knight
, Robert Sheckley
, Robert Silverberg
, Theodore Sturgeon
, Kate Wilhelm
, Ron Goulart
, William Tenn
, John W. Campbell
, Mark Clifton
, Edmond Hamilton