“Course of Empire,” Richard Wilson, 1956

“Course of Empire,” Richard Wilson, 1956 – (short short) Two friends discuss Earth’s bungled attempts to colonize the planets of the solar system, as well as the origin of a mysterious phrase in a pidgin language.

Comments: Read in 100 Great Science Fiction Short Shorts. 

Author: Wikipedia: “Richard Wilson (1920–1987) was a Nebula Award winning American science fiction writer and fan.”

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