May 28, 1985

From Gerald R. Lucas

Prose Award


My award for plagiarism. Yes, I totally plagiarized H.P. Lovecraft’s “The Outsider.” My story was called “The Alien” (I know, very original) and I even dedicated to Lovecraft. I wonder what would have happened if they had found out? Don’t steal, kids.

Here is the story, from the 1985 edition of Impressions: