Kurt Vonnegut cites Theodore Sturgeon as the inspiration for his character Kilgore Trout. This volume includes 12 stories from , considered Sturgeon’s. by Theodore Sturgeon If she’s dead, I thought, I’ll never find her in this white flood of moonlight on the white sea, with the surf seething in and. X Minus One aired Theodore Sturgeon’s “A Saucer of Loneliness” on January 9, It appeared originally in the February issue of.

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By using this site, gheodore agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. But I love Stanley G. Weinbaum He will transform your imagination.

The resolution the orb is missing in the short story. The message in the bottles is a poem about loneliness. Again, thank you for what you’re doing on this blog and for this page in particular. David Gerrold Theodore Sturgeon. Lonelijess authorities obtain no information from the saucer and from the girl.

A Saucer of Loneliness by Theodore Sturgeon. So great it must be shared. Every now and then reporters track her down to ask about the saucer. Years earlier in Central Park she saw a very small flying saucer hovering about her, small enough to put her arms around it.

I leave it to the reader to discover her fate and the nature of this q who seeks her, not to mention the very surprising thing the little saucer told her. Alfred Bester A writer who never fails to surprise and stturgeon. She walks into the ocean but a man comes from behind and pulls her out.

Grandmaster Theodore Sturgeon Let’s get him published in cheap paperbacks again so lonelinesw today’s masses can discover him! Writers like Sturgeon had so much to offer, and did so much for the previous generation, that it would be a shame for future generations to be denied their amazing gifts. A quality of loneliness unspeakable. Frequently she meets nice-seeming men who would court her, but they always end up showing their true cards by asking her about what the saucer told her.

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Sakcer Twilight Zone episodes. The grace she receives is the visitation of a small flying saucer, which out of the many visitors milling about the park, chooses her over whom to hover and shine. He tells her that he thinks she is beautiful.

It floated down next to her and touched itself against her forehead for a second and they then both fell to the ground.

There is one lonelier than you. But we are now in the Atomic Age, and our female heroine has gone out to Central Park in New W City to enjoy the very first touch of spring.

She said nothing, but it was as if a light came from her, more light and far less shadow than the practiced moon could cast. Not just for your heartfelt homage to a well-loved story by a giant in the fields of fantasy and science fiction. Every now and then reporters track her down to ask about the saucer.

Theodore Sturgeon Empathy lonelkness those you never imagined. Gifts like “A Saucer of Loneliness. Subsequently, she tells him her story: She enjoys walking on the beach but is very lonely. Even though she is plain and awkward, men ask her out in dates, but only in order to find out what the saucer said to her.

A Saucer of Loneliness

The FBI man orders her to shut up and takes both the girl and the now-inanimate saucer into custody. Retrieved from ” https: Retrieved from ” https: She must go from job to job, hoping not to be recognized too soon.


Moreover, this person has sensed in her messages that she must be found before it is too late. The next day on her way to work, Margaret joins a crowd on the beach which is staring at a rheodore saucer in the sky.

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To escape the madness has become her life, wherein her spiritually malnourished society’s irrational fearslust for power and craving for scandal have all been witheringly focused upon her, she moves to a sparsely populated coast, where she sets up a house-cleaning business, enabling her to work alone unmolested.

The man says that when he read it, he knew it was connected to the saucer and the words were like a song.

She thfodore to find a policeman, a reporter and a crowd of fearful rumormongers barely held back by other policemen racing over to contain llneliness situation. Kornbluth No One-Trick Pony. While recovering, a small crowd gathers around her.

This page was last edited on 13 Novemberat The man then explains that he found one of her bottles two years ago and has been looking for her ever since. What they wanted was a new weapon. The central protagonist is a psychologically-harrowed woman, who a few years ago, as a simple young woman, suffered a special grace, much like Joan of Arc did when that peasant girl began hearing the voices of angels at the old sacred tree near her village.