Starship Hopeful [en]


In 1981, I have no idea why, I started a series of oddball science fiction short stories; I mean, every once in a while those people warped through my brain again, until, by 1988, Id done 5 of them. Then I stopped, and again I have no idea why; theyd been fun to write. All 5 were published in Playboy. When I sent in the first one, Alice Turner, the wonderful fiction editor there one of the best, recently no longer there, which is Playboys loss said shed buy the story if I would send her, in a plain wrapper, whatever Id been smoking or ingesting while writing it. Herewith, Dont You Know Theres A War On? the first of the starship Hopeful stories. ~ DEW