The Great Secret, published in 1943 in Science Fiction

“The Great Secret”
by L. Ron Hubbard

Publication date: April 1943

Original publication: Science Fiction Stories

Genre: Science Fiction

Story description: Driven by greed and a lust for power, all Fanner Marston cares about is reaching the ancient city of Parva, where lies the Great Secret to universal domination.

Currently available as part of the Stories from the Golden Age series, in the book The Great Secret.