ACTRON: THE END
by Stanley Lieber
He couldn’t read it.
There’s space and then there’s space. The space between Earth and Mars is not especially desolate. Especially since the late ’80s. Thomas didn’t normally get angry in traffic, but this was getting ridiculous.
No way to change course, or otherwise abort the journey.
He decided to read a book.
From the pile he pulled a biographical treatment of his father, prepared by an Agency historian. He’d asked for it at the last minute before setting off on his trip. Now he figured he’d have time to read the whole thing.
First of all, they had spelled his family name wrong.