Great Flying Saucer Invasion, The, & The Big Time

Great Flying Saucer Invasion, The, & The Big Time

by Geoff St. Reynard, Fritz Leiber

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Overview

Armchair Fiction presents extra large editions of classic science fiction double novels. The first novel is by veteran sci-fi author, Geoff St. Reynard's "The Great Flying Saucer Invasion." It was all over in one swift blow. When the flying saucers came to Earth it caused quite a stir. Panic and rioting was rampant. But then we were told that the aliens were just friendly explorers from outer space. After all, hadn't one of the alien pilots gone on national TV with the President? Hadn't he assured the world that his race-as alien as it might seem to Earth's peoples-had only the friendliest of intentions? The tall one-eyed green alien certainly looked friendly-outwardly at least. And so it was. The United States government went out of its way to reassure its people (and the people of the world for that matter) that we had nothing to fear. We were told not to panic-everything was under control. But a veteran Army sergeant thought differently. He wasn't buying the whole "friendly explorer" thing. Little did he know that he was right. And then one day in early winter, the world was brought to its knees... The second novel is "The Big Time" by Sci-fi and fantasy stalwart, Fritz Leiber. The only certainty was constant change. Her name was Greta Forzane. She was a combination party girl and psychiatric aide who worked inside a midget cosmos outside the known universe. Her job was to entertain and help soldiers from the Change War, which was a war between two mysterious time-traveling powers: The Spiders (Greta's side) and The Snakes (the enemy). The soldiers fought this war, not so much with weapons, but by going back in time to change the past, or going ahead in time to change the future. In this bizarre conflict, history was changed dramatically. The Nazis had already won World War II and the Roman Empire had been dismantled practically before it got started! But even with all this there was still only one certainty-nothing in history was written in stone. Join master science fiction author Fritz Leiber for what is considered by many to be his finest work, "The Big Time," a wildly entertaining novel that won the 1958 Hugo Award for the best novel of the year.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612872131
Publisher: Armchair Fiction & Music
Publication date: 05/24/2014
Pages: 210
Sales rank: 681,435
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

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