The Traitor, published in 1941 in Astounding Science-Fiction

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

Publication date: January 1941

Original publication: Astounding Science-Fiction

Genre: Science Fiction

Series: The Kilkenny Cats

Story description: The feuding exiles on Sereon, scientist and longshoremen, are beset by a green plague. A spacecraft, the Fury, is readied for an escape from the inhospitable planet.  “Idealist” Colonel Stephen Gailbraith, still intent on toppling Fagar the Deliverer, placates the rival factions.