Main Fiction: “Devil’s Asteroid” by Manly Wade Wellman, first published in Comet, July, 1941.
Narrator: Jacob Sanderson.
Parr strode out upon dark, rich soil. He sensed behind him the silent quiver of Martian laughter, and felt a new ecstasy of hate for his late guards, their race, and the red planet that spawned them. Not until he heard the rumble and swish of the ship’s departure did he take note of the little world that was now his prison home.