Parasite Planet by Stanley G. Weinbaum:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

"Two humans beat their way through the peculiar and perilous Venusian jungle. A masterpiece of fantasy."


('Parasite Planet' by Stanley G. Weinbaum)

"Here is the fantastic life of Venus the 'doughpots' and the Jack Ketch trees, and the laughing demons who roam an eternal night."

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Doughpot
A mass of white, dough-like protoplasm, ranging in size from a single cell to perhaps twenty tons of mushy filth.

Mudshoes
Footgear specialized for the semisolid soil of Venus

Thermide
A chemical which, added to water, boiled and sterilized it instantly.

Transkin
A hooded protective suit worn on Venus.

Xixtline
Venusian drug provides a rejuvenate effect.

 

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