The Ultimate Weapon

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The Ultimate Weapon
Author John W. Campbell
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction
Published 1966

The Ultimate Weapon is a 1966 science fiction novel by American writer John W. Campbell. [1] [2]

John W. Campbell American science fiction writer and editor

John Wood Campbell Jr. was an American science fiction writer and editor. He was editor of Astounding Science Fiction from late 1937 until his death and was part of the Golden Age of Science Fiction. Campbell wrote super-science space opera under his own name and stories under his primary pseudonym, Don A. Stuart. Campbell also used the pen names Karl Van Kampen and Arthur McCann. His novella Who Goes There? was adapted as the films The Thing from Another World (1951), The Thing (1982), and The Thing (2011).

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Plot

Alien invaders escape their doomed home-planet of Mira and bring their starship fleet to conquer Earth. Nothing stands in the way of the Miran invaders, except Buck Kendall, who has discovered the ultimate weapon that is Earth's last hope.

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