Mindwebs: The Gun Without A Bang by Robert Sheckley

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“One must not put a loaded rifle on the stage if no one is thinking of firing it.”
-Anton Chekhov, November 1,1889.

The Gun Without A Bang by Robert Sheckley

The Gun Without A Bang - illustrated by Dick Francis

MindwebsMindwebs – The Gun Without A Bang
By Robert Sheckley; Read by Michael Hanson
1 |MP3| – Approx. 19 Minutes [UNABRIDGED with a musical bed]
Broadcaster: WHA Radio (Madison, WI)
Broadcast: August 4, 1982
Provider: Archive.org
Alfred Dixon is a weapons expert assigned to test, in hostile alien jungle conditions, a new deadly disintegration pistol. The thing kills alright, but there’s one thing it doesn’t do. It won’t report. First published in Galaxy Science Fiction, June 1958.

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2 thoughts to “Mindwebs: The Gun Without A Bang by Robert Sheckley”

  1. This reminds one of the coronavirus. No indication by sight nor sound that infection is in progress until days later. There is no warning at all which makes me fearful for trusting children running into a relative’s embrace. And ‘brave hearts’ that do not believe in social distancing.
    A very good story for our time.

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