Pillar of Fire

“Pillar of Fire”

103.25 last man on Earth?] Planet Stories editors failed to capitalize Earth where Bradbury is referring to the planet rather than the earth of the grave. Here and at 102.1, direct references to the planet Earth are correctly capitalized in Bradbury’s subsequent story collections as well as the present edition.

121.2 biggest damned firecracker] The expletive was removed from this phrase by Doubleday editors in order to conform with the Young Reader guidelines used in editing S Is for Space (1966).