A crew member of a spaceship buys a "wub", a big and weird alien creature. When a shortage of food happens onboard, the ship's captain decides to kill the creature and use it as a meal for the crew.
But the wub is an intelligent creature, and seems to possess many abilities. Is the wub capable of mind control ? And how will this affect the crew ?
Beyond Lies the Wub was the first published science-fiction story written by Philip K. Dick.