Thralls of the Endless Night is a science fiction novella by Leigh Brackett.
1,000 year forgotten, Terra’s lost colony awaited a warrior’s coming.
In the freezing night the great ship held mysterious secrets, secrets that the Piruts and the Hans wanted.
The Ship held an ancient secret that meant life to the dying castaways of the void. Then Wes Kirk revealed the secret to his people’s enemies – and found that his betrayal meant the death of the girl he loved.
Thralls of the Endless Night was first published in Planet Stories magazine in 1943. E-book: ePUB, 11.800 words, reading time approximately 1 hour.
Leigh Douglass Brackett (1915-1978) was an American author, particularly of science fiction, and has been referred to as the Queen of Space Opera. She was also a screenwriter, known for her work on such films as The Big Sleep (1946), Rio Bravo (1959) and The Long Goodbye (1973). She was the first woman shortlisted for the Hugo Award.