Main Fiction: “Bride of the Dark One” by Florence Verbell Brown, first published in Planet Stories, July 1952.
Narrator: Fred Himebaugh.
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The outcasts; the hunted of all the brighter worlds, crowded onto Yaroto. But even here was there salvation for Ransome, the jinx-scarred acolyte, when tonight was the night of Bani-tai … the night of expiation by the photo-memoried priests of dark Darion?