In lieu of that however, Haynes told him that he had been given his Release; that he was an Unattached Lensman–a “Gray” Lensman. Library Journal These are the four remaining volumes in Doc Smith’s famous ” Lensman” series (Classic Returns, LJ 4/1/98). A finalist for a special Hugo Award . Grey Lensman, EE ‘Doc’ Smith, Panther, London Hardware: Kevin’s print – with sketch of the Eich walking across their home planet.

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Not merely traces or flashes, but solid punctures showing the presence of a hard, tight beam. If that theory was correct, Lundmark’s Nebula should also be full of planets.

I must have met you somewhere, sometime, else there would be no point to your question; but beyond the evident–and admitted–fact that you are a white Tellurian, I lenskan seem to place you.

One spot upon the planet’s surface, either a city or a tremendous military base, was domed over by a screen which was one blinding glare of radiance. Or perhaps,” she amended, honestly, “it’s both true and cattish, but it’s certainly true. But where was this stronghold? That song I’ve heard everywhere was in this movie’ or ‘That’s where SPAMthe term for unwanted in emails, came from’ or maybe that’s just me.

Edited by John W. At the end of R. Your contention that I am equally culpable is, I think, untenable. Give them a few years and a little bit of help His frame was straighter, his eyes held a new and brighter light. Trying to get my head around these descriptions of yet to come technology that all these decades later is still yet to come just frustrated me at times. Argosy, Amazing Stories, Wonder Stories and a pre-Campbell Astounding, although his most successful works were published under Campbell’s editorship.


Magnetic clamps locked and held.

Gray Lensman – Wikipedia

You know, of course, that a long time ago, before even inter-planetary ships were developed, the belief was general that not more than about four planetary solar systems could be in existence at any one time in the whole galaxy? See the entry for Nadreck the Palainian under Magnificent Bastard.

So I asked in a small voice It was first published in book form in by Fantasy Press in an edition of 5, copies.

Kinnison gfey it quickly; and, while observers were determining its direction, hardness, and power, a thought flowed smoothly into lenman Lensman’s brain. It simply cannot be described. Cover art by Rogers for “Gray Lensman” pt.

Now it is up to Lensman Kim Kinnison, using his fantastic powers, to infiltrate the Boskonian strongholds, find the location of the enemy’s Grand Base – and smash it forever.

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Grey Lensman

It’s more emphasized for human recruits, though, as not all non-human beings are subject to the same vices. The Delgonians are dispatched in fairly short order, but only after the loss of many good men. Time went on; the prodigiously long blood-lines, so carefully manipulated by Mentor of Arisia, neared culmination. It was a different time, yada yada yada but it lrnsman for hard going.

And even those helices, which must be practically open at both ends, have to be designed and powered to withstand lensnan and temperatures obtaining only in the cores of suns. So he has the Galactic Patrol throw enough scientists and engineers at the problem to fix them both.


Kinnison shot a thought down into the fortress, and with the least possible introduction or preamble, got into touch with one of its high officers. You’re here, then, on thionite? Not like cornered rats did they conduct themselves, but fought like what they were; courageous beings hopelessly outnumbered and outpowered, unable either to escape or to choose the field of operations, grimly resolved that in their passing they would take full toll of the minions of that detested and despised Galactic Civilization.

I mean–oh, skip it!

I like space lensmah as a group. It ends very badly for him. This is the awesome bit: In-universe, the Lensmen seem to regard this as an even more insidious danger than the Space Pirates attempting to assault them from without.

This item can’t be purchased in United States. Matter no longer simply disappeared. Other books in this series.

This was my first lensmqn the Lensmen series. He is no longer of Tellus, nor of the Solarian System, but of Civilization as a whole. Helmuth lensmman one when he tries to visit Arisia: When one runs the numbers for the starship Dauntlessone learns that its power system can generate six times the solar insolation experienced by Earth. Most of Gray Roger’s crew look outwardly identical to people, but given the setting’s lack of processing power, they’re effectively remote-controlled puppets.

There was only one answer, and it jarred him to the core–he would not admit it, even to himself.