Ole Mother Methuselah, published in 1950 in Astounding Science Fiction

“Ole Mother Methuselah”
Published under the pen name Rene Lafayette

Publication date: January 1950

Original publication: Astounding Science Fiction

Genre: Science Fiction

Series: Ole Doc Methuselah

Story description: It’s one thing when lions are bred on planet Gorgon as an environmental measure to deal with the feral cat beast population, but when a shipment of human embryos mysteriously finds its way into the ion breeding vats, the result is a race of beings with superhuman strength and powers. Ole Doc Methuselah discovers the alien origin of the embryos, changes their cell structure and thus their behavior.

Currently available in the book Ole Doc Methuselah.