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When the Five Moons Rise

Author: Jack Vance
Year written: 1953
Author’s age at the time: 37
Year published: March 1954
Year revised: 1969
Publication: Cosmos Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine
Dutch title: Wanneer de Vijf Manen Opkomen
French title: Quand se lèvent les cinq lunes
Genre: short story, SF

Comment: A “twilight zone” short story.

Quotes:

“My partner, Andy Seguilo, disappeared vanished into nowhere; I’m alone out here.”
Superintendent Flint looked shocked. “Disappeared? What happened? Did he fall into the ocean?”

Republished in Golden Girl and Other Stories, Spatterlight 2012.