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  • My sight was directly on the opening in the muzzle of the enemy gun as I pressed the button which liberates the t-ray.

    Escape on Venus

  • A chemical shell had hit its shield, removing the protective coating and exposing it to the deadly t-ray fire of the enemy.

    Escape on Venus

  • They were firing at us with that deadly Amtorian t-ray which destroys all matter.

    Escape on Venus

  • And now that the two fleets were in close contact, another form of gun was brought into action, which fired shells containing this acid, and when a direct hit was made you could see a great blotch on the side of the hit ship where the t-ray protective material had been dissolved, and the armorplate beneath was exposed.

    Escape on Venus

  • That didn't look good to me and I started to climb to get away from there as quickly as possible; and simultaneously I heard the humming of t-ray guns.

    Escape on Venus

  • The t-ray travels in a straight path, not much greater in diameter than an ordinary lead pencil.

    Escape on Venus

  • These guns are used when the enemy is below the horizon, as the t-ray and the r-ray describe no curve in their flight.

    Escape on Venus

  • They are amazingly fast and maneuverable and the busiest things I ever saw, darting to launch a torpedo, zigzagging out again at terrific speed to avoid t-ray fire, or chasing an enemy torpedo to put it out of commission.

    Escape on Venus

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