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Hellhounds of the Cosmos

Hellhounds of  the Cosmos by Clifford Simak
By: (1904-1988)

From Astounding Stories of 1932. Earth is being attacked by horrible black monsters that appear from nowhere and destroy and kill everything and everyone in their paths. Nothing affects them, nothing stops them; they are impervious to all weapons. Earth is doomed. But there is one hope and it rests on the shoulders of 98 brave men. Can they do it? can they find a way of retaliating? Listen and find out.

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[Illustration: He glimmered momentarily, then vanished. ]

Hellhounds of the Cosmos

By Clifford D. Simak

Weird are the conditions of the interdimensional struggle faced by Dr. White's ninety nine men.

The paper had gone to press, graphically describing the latest of the many horrible events which had been enacted upon the Earth in the last six months. The headlines screamed that Six Corners, a little hamlet in Pennsylvania, had been wiped out by the Horror. Another front page story told of a Terror in the Amazon Valley which had sent the natives down the river in babbling fear. Other stories told of deaths here and there, all attributable to the "Black Horror," as it was called.

The telephone rang.

"Hello," said the editor.

"London calling," came the voice of the operator.

"All right," replied the editor.

He recognized the voice of Terry Masters, special correspondent. His voice came clearly over the transatlantic telephone.

"The Horror is attacking London in force," he said. "There are thousands of them and they have completely surrounded the city... Continue reading book >>


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Reviews (Rated: 4 Stars - 2 reviews)

Reviewer: - March 2, 2015
Subject: hellhounds of the cosmos
Possibly the story could have been developed into a longer version but was entertaining none the less. I am no great sci-fi fan but Phil's readings always keep me amused
Reviewer: - March 17, 2014
Subject: Hellhounds of the Cosmos
A decent story of it's time, well read by Phil.


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