#23 The Frost Ray


THE FROST RAY

Martian saucers constantly flew over the large cities scouting for signs of life. People rarely walked through the streets during the daytime, unless it was a matter of great importance. A group of emergency volunteers were on their way to a city hospital when a saucer spied them. Seemingly taunting the frightened people the ship flew close to them as they walked swiftly through the back streets and side alleys. The hospital was just two blocks away and the group tried to run to it for shelter. It was then that the invaders revealed a new chilling horror. A ray released from the flying saucer froze the volunteers into icemen. The rays of the sun had no thawing effect at all.