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The Scholar's Ebook Edition

The Somewhat Official Competitive Reading Edition

Scholar's Ebook Edition of The Eye of Argon

Where did this story come from? Who wrote it? How did it come to its odd underground prominence? How much do we know about its origins? How the hell do you pronounce Grignr? In this special Scholars' Ebook Edition of THE EYE OF ARGON we learn all there is to know, and then some.

In "One Fine Day in the Stygian Haunts of Hell," Darrell Schweitzer recounts his own encounters with THE EYE OF ARGON in the 1980s and 1990s, and unsnarls the first tendrils of myth and folklore surrounding it.

Then we go "In Search of Jim Theis" with Lee Weinstein as he puts on his Sherlock Holmes hat and tracks the story back to its murky origins, and its author.

Finally, Roger MacBride Allen offers his own "Drippingly Sincere Apology and Bonus Obsessive Analysis," uncovering the deep hidden meaning of everything, down to and including the staple holes in the original publication from whence sprang THE EYE OF ARGON.

And, oh, yeah -- this special Ebook Scholar's Edition of THE EYE OF ARGON also includes the full text of the story, with newly uncovered bonus typos.

Price? A mere $2.99.

Click here to jump to the FoxBytes Download Page. Probably the quickest and easiers way to get the book.

Click on this link to go directly to the Eye of Argon FoxAcre Sales Page for the Epub Edition. This epub edition should be readable in just about any device that handles Epubs.

These links will take you to the FoxAcre Press PDF and Kindle/Mobi Edition Pages.

Click on this link to go to the Amazon info page for the Kindle edition. Or head on over to Barnes and Noble and buy it there for the Nook.

Also available at Smashwords in a wide variety of formats.

Get your copy now, before Grignr gets distracted by the "amorphos, broad breated female, stretched out aluring-ly before his gaping eyes."



Eye of Argon SOCRE

From out of the Stygian Haunts of Hell it came -- and, with a sloshing plop, arrived in our midst, where it has remained ever since as (to quote the text) "a dark red blotch upon the face of the earth, blotching things up." Here, at no cost to anyone, for absolutely free (and it would be cheap at twice the price) is the immortally bad and possibly worst story ever, THE EYE OF ARGON, as you've never seen it before -- but will from now on. (We're not sure what that means, but it sounds good.) This is the only edition suitable for downloading and printing that reproduces, word for word, line by line, page by page, the exact layout of the godawful original -- including the remarkably bad illustrations without which the THE EYE OF ARGON is to a certain degree less complete than it otherwise would be. This Somewhat Official Competitive Reading Edition at long last brings standardization and a level playing field to the cut-throat world of Competitive EYE OF ARGON Readings. Now competitors can be sure that everyone is literally on the same page, and that they are reading from a text that is as near as dammit to the original. Bad typing, murky-grey type, scratched-out text -- all of it is simulated in relatively high fidelity for your enjoyment, if that's your idea of a good time. Includes a handy chart of what pages were what colors in the original, so you can print your copy on the very same Malevolent Orange paper stock as seen in the primordial edition. Also includes the somewhat official rules of the game.

Click on the book cover or on this here link to get your free copy in PDF format. (Right-click on the link to download the file.)

The Log of Correction -- Being a list of things that are there that shouldn't be,
and that aren't there but should be, in the various digital text editions of
The Eye of Argon
The above file is in ASCII Text, which might be hard to read with word-wrap turned off.
Here's the same text as an html page.

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