by Ford McCormack
Publisher: Infinity Science Fiction 1955
Number of pages: 59
Faria, as it was called in the Vega system, was about the size of Earth and its atmosphere was tolerable to humans -- there the resemblance all but ended. For its weather was insufferably hot, its topography fantastically tortuous, and its life-forms, both animal and vegetable, were of a general aspect that only a biologist could gaze on with fondness.
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