The Autumn After Next by Margaret St. Clair

A magician serving as a “Wizardry Missionary” tries to find a way to teach an easygoing race of people how to use magic. But the cost to teach them his lesson may prove to heavy to bear!

Originally published in Worlds of If – Science Fiction in January 1960. 

Written by Margaret St. Clair

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