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Protecting Project Pulp 87: Abraham Merritt

Main Fiction: “Through the Dragon Glass” by Abraham Merritt, first published in All-Story Weekly, November 24, 1917.

Narrator: Fred Himebaugh.

It took your breath away, the first glimpse of the Dragon Glass. Yes, and the second and third glimpse, too—and every other time you looked at it.

Protecting Project Pulp 82: Leon Dupont

Main Fiction: “Satan’s Boneyard” by Leon Dupont, first published in 12 Adventure Stories, October 1939.

Narrator: Fred Himebaugh.

Detective Lanigan spent too much time watching a weird old watchman grinding bones in that somber meat-packing plant. For as he watched, the gloomy building was transformed into. . .Satan’s boneyard!

Protecting Project Pulp 80: Florence Verbell Brown

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?

Protecting Project Pulp 79: V. E. Thiessen

Main Fiction: “Beast-Jewel of Mars” by V. E. Thiessen, first published in Planet Stories, Spring, 1955.

Narrator: Dave Lamm.

The city was strange, fantastic, beautiful. He’d never been there before, yet already he was a fabulous legend—a dire, hateful legend.

Protecting Project Pulp 78: Robert E. Howard

Main Fiction: “Shadows in the Moonlight” (Part II) by Robert E. Howard, first published in Weird Tales, April 1934.

Narrator: Nick Camm.

Far below her something moved. It was as if a black shadow detached itself from the gulf of shadows below her. It moved slowly up the sheer face of the cliff—a vague bulk, shapeless in the semi-darkness. Panic caught Olivia by the throat.

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