An extraterrestrial falls on planet Earth, and for a decade threatens the world, interring, every so often slaying and consuming humans and taking things for some strange aims. Bart Stanton, the human's only hope, is a medically-engineered superman, made for the particular motive of battling the Nipe.Randall Garrett was a US sci-fi and fantasy novelist. He was a creative contributor to Astounding ...
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ci-fi magazines of the 1950s and 1960s. He taught Robert Silverberg in the methods of selling bigger numbers of action-adventure sci-fi, and associated with him on two novels of planet Earth taking evolution to the world of those creatures from outerspace.Randall is known mostly for the Lord Darcy books, the novel Too Many Magicians and two short fiction selections, situated in an alternate planet where a joint Anglo-French empire still headed by a Plantagenet dynasty has endured into the 20th century and where fanciful books and has been scientifically methodized. The Darcy books are full of humor, quips, and sources, aspects that are regularly seen in the more concise works of the investigator. Michael Kurland penned two more novels about Lord Darcy.Randall drafted using a number of pen names such as: David Gordon, John Gordon, Darrel T. Langart (an anagram of his name), Alexander Blade, Richard Greer, Ivar Jorgensen, Clyde Mitchell, Leonard G. Spencer, S. M. Tenneshaw, Gerald Vance. He was also a co-founder of the Society for Creative Anachronism, as Randall of Hightower, a pun on "garret". The short story Brain Twister, authored by Randall in connection with writer Laurence Janifer under the joint fictional name Mark Phillips, was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1960.A seasoned punster - defining a pun as "the odor given off by a decaying mind" - he was a preferred guest at sci-fi assemblies and befriended his fans, particularly in Southern California.