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Related to material in The Achilles Heel
by Raymond Z. Gallun

"Southern wasn't going to take any chances on getting caught - not he! So he forced the meek little astronomer to walk ahead of him into [the] inferno."

Clever Gallun story still satisfies after all these years. A space bandit arrives unexpectedly on an observatory on Mercury and forces an elderly astronomer to trek across the blasted ash of the closest planet to the sun! How can the tables be turned?

("The Achilles Heel" by Raymond Z. Gallun)

Found it in this copy of Amazing Stories, 1940.

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