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Down Styphon!

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Title:Down Styphon!
Piper, H. Beam   
(2 of 5 for author by title)
Fuzzy Sapiens [The Other Human Race] (Fuzzy Sapiens #2)
Published:   1965
Publisher:Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact, November 1965
Tags:fiction, science fiction, short story, time travel

Piper's final science fiction short story, carrying forward the story of Lord Kalvan, whose earlier history is told in Gunpowder God from Analog November 1964.

This is the story as published in Analog. This is roughly the first half of the second half of "Lord Kalvan", or roughly the halfway mark to the three-quarters mark of the full-length novel Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen. [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Piper, H. Beam

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Henry Beam Piper (March 23, 1904—c. November 6, 1964) was an American science fiction author. He wrote many short stories and several novels. He is best known for his extensive Terro-Human Future History series of stories and a shorter series of “Paratime” alternate history tales.

Piper’s stories fall into two camps: stark space opera, such as Space Viking, or stories of cultural conflict or misunderstanding, such as Little Fuzzy or the Paratime stories.

A running theme in his work is that history repeats itself; past events will have direct and clear analogues in the future. The novel Uller Uprising is the clearest example of this, being based on the Sepoy Mutiny. A similarly clear example is the very name of Space Viking; although that novel is not a direct reinterpretation of a specific historical precedent, a later theme in the book involves the takeover of a planet in a manner reminiscent of the rise of Adolf Hitler.--Wikipedia.

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