A group of space soldiers are sent to investigate what they believe to be an abandoned planet when they are shot down and forced to crash land on its surface. While repairing their ship, they discover the ruins of an ancient city—guarded by the mysterious gun that shot them down.
Philip K. Dick was an American science-fiction novelist, short-story writer and essayist. His first short story, “Beyond Lies the Wub,” was published shortly after his high school graduation. Some of his most famous short stories were adapted for film, including “The Minority Report,” “Paycheck,” “Second Variety” (adapted into the film Screamers) and “We Can Remember It For You Wholesale” (adapted into the film Total Recall).
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