a large ray gun n.
Mercer had been killed by a tiny light-ray projector, with a short, effective radius, aimed probably like a revolver.]
My own flagship and the designated few agreed on were dipping swiftly toward the great tower-platform, where stood the ray-projector which we had fought our way from universe to universe to reach.
Earth and Venus were each equipped with gigantic ray projectors, mighty ray guns that could destroy anything, even a body as large as the moon, at a distance of ten thousand miles.
Costigan had seen that there was a third enemy…a pirate who was even then training a ray projector upon him.
And was immediately caught in the chest by the hot, powerful beam of a semi-portable ray projector.
Besides antedatings, we would like to see cites later than 1960
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