Jack Vance: Planet of the Black Dust (1946)

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A pirate story that almost reads as an episode from The Star Diaries by Lem. Except, there is no parody, no wit, no interesting analogy. It’s a crude tale of greed set against a weirdly anachronistic background.

Startling Stories: Summer 1946: Contents:

Startling Stories: page 70:

https://archive.org/details/Startling_Stories_v14n01_1946-Summer/page/n69