1960P. J. FarmerHeel in Worlds of If May 86/1
Achilles will seem to be dead but will actually be in a state of suspended animation. We’ll sneak his body at night from the funeral pyre and substitute a corpse. A bio-tech who owes me a favor will fix up the face of a dead Trojan or Greek to look like Achilles’. When this epic is done and we’re ready to leave Earth, you can run away.
1957P. J. FarmerNight of Light in Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction June 25/2
So what if my prints are filed? They won’t be cross-checked; they’ll just be those of some immigrant, who was born on a colony-planet and who is being recorded for the first time.
1955P. J. FarmerFather in Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction July 4/1
He posed monolithic in his sky-blue uniform that had not changed since the Twenty-First Century. Though it was well known that he felt a little ridiculous when he wore it planet-side, when he was on his ship he walked as a man clad in armor.
1977P. J. FarmerDark Design xlix. 281
Somehow, without being aware of it, he had spun around and was facing the owner of the voice. It was a shadowy figure in the clouds swirling in the pilothouse. It moved toward him, stopped, and reached out a vague arm. A pseudopod flicked a switch on the panel.
1971P. J. FarmerTo Your Scattered Bodies Go (1975) iv. 21
The being—the Tau Cetan!—talked so pragmatically, so sensibly, that he provided an anchor to which Burton could tie his senses before they drifted away again. And, despite the repulsive alienness of the creature, he exuded a friendliness and an openness that warmed Burton. Moreover, any creature that came from a civilization which could span many trillions of miles of interstellar space must have very valuable knowledge and resources.
1964P. J. FarmerTongues of Moon 93
‘Take off your suit. Then come in with your hands over your head.’ Without waiting for the man to finish unsuiting, Broward took the scout out of the port and away towards Mars.