Cover by John Pederson. Source: Galactic Central Publications (www.philsp.com)
y The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction periodical issue   fantasy   science fiction  
Issue Details: First known date: 1957 vol. 12 no. 6 June 1957 of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction est. 1949
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The Cage, A. Bertram Chandler , 1950-1957 single work short story science fiction

After landing safely on an unexplored planet the 53 surviving crew members of the Lode Star find themselves trapped when their space ship's atomic reactors explode. It is then that they are forced to confront not only their immediate survival but the long-term future of their new civilisation. Fundamental objectives like, food, clothing and shelter become scarce, while relationships between men and women are made on grounds other than love. Complicating matters is the fact that the men outnumber the women. And then they encounter the planet's original inhabitants... a species which wants to 'scientifically' examine these newcomers.

(p. 118-127)

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