A bibliography for Jack Vance

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Cosmic Hotfoot

Author: Jack Vance
Year written: 1949
Author’s age at the time: 33
Year published: September 1950
Publication: Startling Stories
Author’s title: To B or Not to C or to D
Dutch title: Op kosmische blaren
Series: Magnus Ridolph
Genre: short story, SF


“Ah,” said Magnus Ridolph, “you think I dealt with you unfairly. And you brought me to Jexjeka to work in your mines.”
“You got it right mister. I’m a hard man to deal with when I’m crowded.”

“Your unpleasant threats are supererogatory.”

Republished in Magnus Ridolph, Spatterlight, 2012.