As of today the list enumerates fifty-one items. The most popular story,
_Rendezvous with Rama_, was opened by me a few times over the years. But
it consistently failed to hold my interest beyond the first chapter or
two. The twenty-sixth most popular item: Die Dritte Macht Zyklus' forty-
nine novellas, /were/ read by me in their entirety.
Die Dritte Macht by Voltz? WTF? The first Voltz story previously
known to me was "Das Grauen" (AKA "The Horror") in the Atlan und Arkon
Zyklus. As a PR newbie, this sort of thing happens to me all the time.
Perrypedia says Voltz subsequently rewrote the original stories to
remove 1960's era Cold War stark dialecticism and whatnot. The revised
stories were then re-released under the Silberband moniker. OK, mystery
The planet Honur was the first thing to occur to me within this
thread's Goodreads context:
On Honur, world of the Honos, the skeletal hulks of long-
abandoned spaceships suddenly assume unexpected value when it
is realized that they consist of 3 to 400 tons of invaluable
Too good a deal for the Galactic Traders-or is it Raiders?-
to pass up.
The titular Goodreads link misleads. Because the full description
states: "derelict, abandoned, or crashed." Of course, the Perry Rhodan
story begins with a crashed Arkonide spaceship on the far side of the
In this case, Bruck's art is wrong. Because, in a manner similar to
_The Moon is Hell_ (Campbell), the crash site is hidden from Earth's
direct view - a few kilometers on the far side from the Moon's north
pole. This technical detail initially captured my imagination when my PR
journey started all of those years ago.
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