On Ron’s Amazing Stories this time it is all about the Stainless Steel Rat. The character was introduced in Harry Harrison’s short story The Misplaced Battleship, first published in 1960 in Astounding Science Fiction Magazine. Harrison used this story, with minor modifications, as the introduction to the series’s first full-length novel called The Stainless Steel Rat. Why am I telling you this? Well, because like I said this whole show is about the guy.
Featured Story – The Misplaced Battleship
In this classic science fiction adventure, we are introduced to James Bolivar diGriz (aka The Stainless Steel Rat). It might seem a little careless to lose track of something as big as a battleship … but interstellar space is on a different scale of magnitude. But still a battleship–in the wrong hands!–that can be most dangerous.
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