1888 Springfield Daily Republic 23 July 1/4
The Lunarites, if the moon is inhabited, enjoyed the spectacle of a total eclipse of the Sun. The earth was squarely between the moon and the sun. The spectacle from the moon must have been most magnificent.
There followed a conference of bewildered astonishment between the nearest lunarites and their leader. They conversed among themselves in their strange tongue.
Behind the Moon in Weird Tales Dec. 784/1
If we stopped the lunarites from useing [sic] our water they would have died a torturous dead. [sic] If we didn’t stop them, we would.
Dr. Zaeno in Cosmic Tales Quarterly (#1) Summer 12
The one who thought of himself as Slim—massive though he appeared—turned to the approaching Lunarite. ‘What and who are you?’
Wings of Night in Astounding Science Fiction Mar. 50/1
The Lunarite alone had the piloting skill to pull off the crazy stunt which was their final hope.
Brake in Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 30/2
After all, what can they do? They can’t infiltrate. You can’t disguise an Earthie as a Lunarite.
Gods Themselves (1973) III. ii. 176
The Lunar government, which had sheltered so many refugees from Earth…had refused to bow to the threats from the Avatar…. The Lunarites had provided the necessary materials and had kept Hansen apprised of the massing of warships in Earth orbit.
Marseguro in Helix War (2012) 72
Research HistorySuggested by Ben Ostrowsky.
Simon Koppel submitted an 1888 cite.
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