Amelia Reynolds Long

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space dog n. 1940 A. R. Long Castaways in Space in Science Fiction June 62/2 Nick laid down the wrench he had been using on the disabled blast tube. โ€˜Do the kids knowโ€”about the oxygen?โ€™ he asked. Steve shook his head. โ€˜Ah thought theah was no use tellinโ€™ them โ€™til we had to,โ€™ he answered. Nick nodded absently, and took up the wrench again. It was next to the last time that the oxygen was ever mentioned between them. Around supper time, Steve noticed that Nick, the usually robust old space-dog, was developing a nasty cough.