Neighbor by Robert Silverberg

"Neighbor"

by Robert Silverberg

Form: Short story

Year: 1964

ID: 784

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Comments:

On a distant frontier planet only sparsely inhabited, there's a quiet feud between to families on adjoining estates. Both mansions bristle with missiles, cannons, and other high-tech weapons, just waiting for an excuse to be used. Then one day, the phone rings...

Could this be some sort of metaphor for something on our own Earth? One can only speculate.

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