Protecting Project Pulp 103: Abraham Merritt

Main Fiction: “The People of the Pit” by Abraham Merritt, first published in The All-Story, January 5, 1918.

Narrator: Fred Himebaugh.

North of us a shaft of light shot half way to the zenith. It came from behind the five peaks. The beam drove up through a column of blue haze whose edges were marked as sharply as the rain that streams from the edges of a thunder cloud. It was like the flash of a searchlight through an azure mist. It cast no shadows.

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