The Mutineers, published in 1941 in Astounding Science-Fiction

“The Mutineers”
Published under the pen name Kurt von Rachen

Publication date: April 1941

Original publication: Astounding Science-Fiction

Genre: Science Fiction

Series: The Kilkenny Cats

Story description: The chief scientist seizes the Fury and heads for the planet New Terre. The “Idealist” Colonel Stephen Gailbraith wrests control from him, lands and is confronted by a race of giants. They submit when Gailbraith intimidates them with the illusion of a massive armed force in space.