Type ShortStory
Date 1950-10
Tags science fiction, male protagonist

Third from the Sun

A man, together with his family and their neighbours, abandons his planet to flee an impending war that he is sure will annihilate all life. The twist is that they are fleeing to Earth, not from it. Foreseeable, and the parallel with Superman's origin story is obvious.

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Richard Matheson Author

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