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|VOL. V, No. 1
||H. W. WESSO
|Painted in Water-Colors from a Scene in “The Gate to Xoran.”
|THE DARK SIDE OF ANTRI
||SEWELL PEASLEE WRIGHT
|Commander John Hanson Relates an Interplanetary Adventure Illustrating the Splendid Service Spirit of the Men of the Special Patrol.
|THE SUNKEN EMPIRE
||H. THOMPSON RICH
|Concerning the Strange Adventures of Professor Stevens with the Antillians on the Floor of the Mysterious Sargasso Sea.
|THE GATE TO XORAN
||HAL K. WELLS
|A Strange Man of Metal Comes to Earth on a Dreadful Mission.
|THE EYE OF ALLAH
||C. D. WILLARD
|On the Fatal Seventh of September a Certain Secret Service Man Sat in the President’s Chair and—Looked Back into the Eye of Allah.
|THE FIFTH-DIMENSION CATAPULT
|The Story of Tommy Reames’ Extraordinary Rescue of Professor Denham and his Daughter—Marooned in the Fifth Dimension. (A Complete Novelette.)
|THE PIRATE PLANET
||CHARLES W. DIFFIN
|Two Fighting Yankees—War-Torn Earth’s Sole Representatives on Venus—Set Out to Spike the Greatest Gun of All Time. (Part Three of a Four-Part Novel.)
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“Behold one of those who live in the darkness.”
The Dark Side of Antri
Commander John Hanson relates an interplanetary adventure illustrating the splendid Service spirit of the men of the Special Patrol.
An officer of the Special Patrol Service dropped in to see me the other day. He was a young fellow, very sure of himself, and very kindly towards an old man.
He was doing a monograph, he said, for his own amusement, upon the early forms of our present offensive and defensive weapons. Could I tell him about the first Deuber spheres and the earlier disintegrator rays and the crude