Hostage to Death, published in 1935 in Five Novels Monthly

“Hostage to Death”
by L. Ron Hubbard

Publication date: July 1935

Original publication: Five Novels Monthly

Genre: Military & War

Story description: A Legionnaire, order to guard a railway station, has his comfortable assignment turned into a treacherous nightmare with the gruesome delivery of a severed hand.

Currently available as part of the Stories from the Golden Age series, in the book Hostage to Death.