“A Lesson in Lightning”
by L. Ron Hubbard
Publication date: March 1937
Original publication: Argosy
Genre: Action & Adventure
Series: Hazardous Professions (The Hell Job Series)
Story description: Blustering, brave George Potts always wanted a rugged son—but got small, pale, half-blind, stoop-shouldered physicist Horace Purdy Potts instead. Horace proves he is his father’s son in the flaming hold of a Caribbean tramp steamer.
Currently available in the book The Hell Job Series.