The Howling Bounders by Jack Vance:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

Another enjoyable Magnus Ridolph story. Ridolph acquires a plantation, as well as a dangerous pest. Will he prevail? As he says, he takes an aggressive stance toward challenges.


('The Howling Bounders' by Jack Vance)

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Herculoy
A very strong alloy like steel.

Resilian
A natural fiber that is as strong as steel.

Self-Igniter
A self-lighting cigarette.

 

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