Ozymandias by Robert Silverberg


by Robert Silverberg

writing as Ivar Jorgensen*

Form: Short story

Year: 1958

ID: 850

Publication history:


Public pressure has led to the inclusion of a small contingent of archeologists on a military exploration ship searching for anything that could lead to a strategic advantage home on Earth, where a kind of Cold War drags on endlessly. The scientific types force a delay on a planet covered with ancient ruins—nothing of military import here—or is there? Not bad for one of the earlier stories, and even a situation that bears following up on. Sequel, anyone?

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