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The Conqueror

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Title:The Conqueror
Clifton, Mark   
Published:   1952
Publisher:Omnibus of Science Fiction
Tags:fiction, science fiction, short story

A small boy in rural Guatemala discovers that the tuber of a certain dahlia plant (which are usually inedible) is a delicious narcotic, a single bite of which satisfies hunger for an entire day. Once cultivated, the plant quickly “conquers” the world, bringing peace and prosperity to all. [Suggest a different description.]

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