By Gene Wolfe
There Are doorways is the tale of a guy who falls in love with a goddess from another universe. She flees him, yet he pursues her via doorways-interdimensional gateways-to the opposite position, decided to sacrifice his existence, if worthy, for her love. For in her global, to be her mate . . . is to die.
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The ‘mentality’ of the trifﬁds or the sea creatures is never known. In The Midwich Cuckoos (1957), however, we have a quasi-human invasion of a village representative of middle England. Reports of an unidentiﬁed ﬂying object over the village of the title are followed by a mysterious blank-out of the village, during which time all women of child-bearing age are impregnated. The resulting children all bear an uncanny resemblance to each other, having identical composite features, which leads the narrator to describe them as abstractly ‘foreign’, without any similarity to another race.
Throughout the ﬁrst half of the 20th century, the space voyage became one of the staple ingredients of science ﬁction. One of the most famous novels to use this pattern was A. E. Van Vogt’s The Voyage of Space Beagle (1950, a ‘ﬁx-up’ from previous short stories), whose title echoes Charles Darwin’s naturalist journal of his travels round the world, The Voyage of Beagle (1839). The purpose of Van Vogt’s voyage is scientiﬁc exploration for the Nexial Foundation, and he applies a Darwinian presumption that contact with other species will produce conﬂict.