Originally titled "To Hell for a Pastime" before being published in Fantastic Universe as "Forbidden Planet," this story is one of the earliest stories to be set in the bleak cold edge of the Galaxy known as the Rim Worlds.
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yFantastic Universevol.11no.4July1959Z18358641959periodical issue science fiction fantasy 1959
Beyond the Galactic Rim (1963) is an early collection of Chandler's Rim Worlds stories comprising four stories, all published in various speculative fiction magazines in 1959. These are: 'Forbidden Planet' (first published in Fantastic Universe), 'Wet Paint' (Amazing), 'The Man Who Couldn't Stop' (Fantasy and Science Fiction), and 'The Key' (Fantastic).