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.