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Forms of Things Unknown

Story Stats

Rating: 3
Grade Level: 5, 6, 7
Page count: 11
Categories: Fantasy, Scary, Space Travel


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Appeared in

The Hamish Hamilton Book of Other Worlds

Story Summary

Lieutenant John Jenkin is the fourth to volunteer for a moon landing, the first three having disappeared without a trace. When he gets there he finds statues of the other three and the shadow of a woman with snakes for hair.