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Worm That Flies, the (1968) [Short Story]
by Brian W. Aldiss Rating: Weighted - 7.2 / Average - 7.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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After centuries of travelling in search of unique stones, Argustral begins to suspect that his obsessive search is more than just a past-time. In a world where time appears stagnant, Argustral is on the verge of discovering the origins and the fate of his people.

Originally published in The Farthest Reaches, ed. Joseph Elder, Trident 1968.

Original title: The Worm That Flies
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionSpecies EvolutionLongevity and Immortality
FictionScience FictionBleak FuturesScience Gone Wrong
FictionScience FictionPlanets & SocietiesFuture Earths

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Farthest Reaches, the (1968) [Anthology]
      Authors: Arthur C. Clarke , Brian W. Aldiss , John Brunner , Poul Anderson , Jack Vance , Norman Spinrad , Keith Laumer , Robert Silverberg , J. G. Ballard , Terry Carr , John Jakes , James McKimmey
     World's Best Science Fiction: 1969 (1969) [Anthology]
      Authors: Kurt Vonnegut , Brian W. Aldiss , Samuel R. Delany , Poul Anderson , Fred Saberhagen , Fritz Leiber , Damon Knight , Robert Sheckley , Robert Silverberg , Terry Carr , R. A. Lafferty , Laurence Yep , Sydney J. Van Scyoc , Katherine MacLean , Colin Kapp , Burt K. Filer , H.H. Hollis , E.G. Von Wald
     Legend Book of Science Fiction, the (1991) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin , Roger Zelazny , William Gibson , Brian W. Aldiss , Samuel R. Delany , Cordwainer Smith , Bruce Sterling , Keith Roberts , Lucius Shepard , Pat Cadigan , L. Sprague de Camp , Jack Vance , James Tiptree, Jr. , Damon Knight , Michael Swanwick , Theodore Sturgeon , John Kessel , Howard Waldrop , Gene Wolfe , Connie Willis , Ed Bryant , Joanna Russ , Jack Dann , R. A. Lafferty , Edgar Pangborn , Richard McKenna

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