Henry Beam Piper was an American science fiction author. He wrote many short stories and several novels. He is best known for his extensive Terro-Human Future History series of stories and a shorter series of "Paratime" alternate history tales.
The planet Fenris has an extremely slow rotation rate, causing days and nights lasting 1000 hours each...! This makes its population live underground but for sunrise and sunset. The story unfolds around a conflict between corrupt local politicians and the... SEE MORE