He had been born on a mad, impossible world! Sun-blasted by day, cold-wracked by night-his was a life condensed by radiation into eight days! Sim eyed the Ship-if he only dared reach it and escape! ... but it was more than half an hour distant-the limit of life itself! He had only one chance. Was he courageous enough to try and strong enough to succeed? Ray Bradbury was one of science fiction and fantasy's all time greats! Winner of the World Fantasy, Bram Stoker, Emmy, and Hugo awards.