019- Gleaners, by Clifford D. Simak, 1960


Episode 19
Title: Gleaners
Author: Clifford D. Simak
Year: 1960
Featuring: Ruiz Tremello & Marguerite

Ruiz Tremello & Marguerite are in Neo Rio DeJanero, Norway! The legendary Earthcore Elevator connecting Norway to Brazil is here, and Ruiz insists upon calling it The Earthshaft. Also, our heroes are discussing "Gleaners" by Clifford D. Simak, wherein a Time Travel Manager has a bad day at the office.

Clifford D. Simak is a very prolific writer of science fiction, whose titles include "Time is the Simplest Thing", and "Way Station". He won the Hugo Award 3 times, and this short novella was the first of his works that Ruiz has read. As you'll hear, Ruiz and Marguerite were both enamored by this story, and will definitely read more by this talented author.