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Dark Is Bright As Fire

The Witches of Karres

By James H. Schmitz  

17 Dec, 2017

Because My Tears Are Delicious To You


1966’s The Witches of Karres is James H. Schmitz’s novel-length expansion of his 1949 novelette of the same name. It is a standalone space opera.

Given an aged starship and a cargo of dubious value, naive Captain Pausert headed out into space in search of a fortune and his prospective father-in-law’s respect. If he had not also been hobbled by his own essential decency, he might have realized his dreams.

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