"Centaurus II"
Short Fiction 1947 14,400 words
  • The original version of this story was never reprinted.

Part of the
Centaurus Series
1 —     "Centaurus II" 1947
2 —     "The Expendables" 1963

Adapted into the fix-up novel Rogue Ship (1965) along with a previously unrelated story "Rogue Ship" [aka "The Twisted Men"]. Confusingly, the title of this unrelated story was used as the new novel's overall title.



original version


adapted for fix-up novel
Included In
Rogue Ship 1965
Astounding Science Fiction magazine
1947 June Street & Smith
digest Vol 39, No 4 164 pages $0.25

cover art by
Charles Schneeman

First appearance

5 illustrations by
Charles Schneeman

Cover image: Lledó
Illustration images: Lledó
Data: Walwyn