alfred wegener

  • The Fading Sun (Part 2)

    A red sky over a cobblestone road that leads past alien plants toward a land of lava.The second part of an essay on the scientific and other inspirations of the cosmos in which Mr. Hodgson's speculative fiction takes place, by looking at The Night Land, The House on the Borderland, and H.G. Wells' The Time Machine. In this section, I examine the first part of the far-future vision in The House on the Borderland.